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Ancient Statue: the Knifegrinder

A work made of graphite with stumping on off-white laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of graphite with stumping on off-white laid paper.

Date:

1774

Artist:

John Downman
English, 1750-1824

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

John Downman

Title

Ancient Statue: the Knifegrinder

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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1774

Medium

Graphite with stumping on off-white laid paper

Dimensions

50.1 × 39.1 cm (19 3/4 × 15 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.1437

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