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1948

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Drawing, Group of Heads

This is a drawing. It was attributed to Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is black chalk on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne.

Its dimensions are

25.2 × 21 cm (9 15/16 × 8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strassburg lily and PB

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Prudhon

Cite this object as

Drawing, Group of Heads; Attributed to Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (French, 1758–1823); Italy; black chalk on cream paper; 25.2 × 21 cm (9 15/16 × 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne; 1948-118-53

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