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Statue of Mercury

A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and gray and orange wash, over traces of graphite, on cream laid paper, laid down on blue laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and gray and orange wash, over traces of graphite, on cream laid paper, laid down on blue laid paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Michael Henry Spang
Danish, active 1750-1767

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Michael Henry Spang

Title

Statue of Mercury

Place

Denmark (Artist's nationality:)

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Artist's working dates 1750–1767

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with brush and gray and orange wash, over traces of graphite, on cream laid paper, laid down on blue laid paper

Dimensions

12 × 6.6 cm (4 3/4 × 2 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.3511

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