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Sketches of Seven Statues: "The Four Seasons," "Venus and Adonis," "A Beggar," and "The Nymph Salmace"

Artist:
John Gibson (British, Gwynedd, Wales 1790–1866 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1850
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 3/8 x 9 1/16 in. (34 x 23 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John De Witt Peltz, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.382.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink on recto: "The Four Seasons" (no. 1), "Venus and Adonis" (no. 2), "A Beggar" (no. 3), "Salmale" (no. 4)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower right of recto: "P. Francy"
Mrs. John De Witt Peltz; Donor: Mrs. John De Witt Peltz
Jacob Bean "Departmental Accessions: Drawings." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1977 - June 30, 1978. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 108, New York, 1978, p. 36.



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