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Sketches of Putti (recto); Study for Ornament (verso)

A work made of black chalk (recto), and graphite (verso), on ivory wove paper.
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  • A work made of black chalk (recto), and graphite (verso), on ivory wove paper.


1837/75 (recto); n.d. (verso)


Alfred George Stevens (English, c. 1817-1875)
or Alfred Stevens (Belgian, 1823-1906)

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Alfred George Stevens


Sketches of Putti (recto); Study for Ornament (verso)


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Artist's working dates 1837–1875


Black chalk (recto), and graphite (verso), on ivory wove paper


22.4 × 14.5 cm (8 7/8 × 5 3/4 in.)

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The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

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