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Drawing, Studies of Cows, ca. 1885

This is a Drawing. It was created by Samuel Colman. It is dated ca. 1885 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, pen and brown ink, graphite on grey-blue paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Samuel Colman. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Samuel Colman.

Its dimensions are

29.9 × 23 cm (11 3/4 × 9 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in graphite, center: Lengthen and flatten / muscles as leg stretches out.; upper left: Outside

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies of Cows, ca. 1885; Samuel Colman (American, 1832 - 1920); USA; brush and watercolor, gouache, pen and brown ink, graphite on grey-blue paper; 29.9 × 23 cm (11 3/4 × 9 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Samuel Colman; 1939-85-42

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