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Drawing, Study of a Nude Child

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Francesco Saverio Mergolo. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black, red, white chalk, graphite on gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

28.9 x 35.5 cm (11 3/8 x 14 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: I P

It is signed

Signed in graphite, left margin: Mergolo

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Nude Child; Designed by Francesco Saverio Mergolo (Italian, 1746–1786); Italy; black, red, white chalk, graphite on gray paper; 28.9 x 35.5 cm (11 3/8 x 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6789

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