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Studies of Hands and Putti with an Escutcheon

At top, a right hand shown from the inside. At center, two standing putti hold an escutcheon. At the bottom, a left hand, pending, shown from the back and from the thumb. On verso: at top, a relief with four men busied with the cross. A group of three men is at the right and a man and a ride are at the left. At the bottom, a bear shown in profile turned toward the left.

Credit: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund ...
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Red chalk, pen and ink, brush and gray watercolor wash. On verso: Pen and ink, brush and gray watercolor wash on laid paper.
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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