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Noah Building the Ark

1880
George Frederick Watts (English, 1817–1904)


Dimensions

Image: 19.2 x 16.0 cm (7 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.) Sheet: 24.9 x 17.3 cm (9 13/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.521

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink over graphite pencil on blue paper (Graphite study in reverse on verso)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study for wood engraving in Daziel’s Bible Gallery (1880). The complete drawing in brush and brown wash is in the MFA’s Hartley Collection.

Inscription

Graphite study in reverse on verso

Provenance

Purchase from Curator's Discretionary Fund. Purchased by V/C 11/17/82.

Credit Line

Curator's Discretionary Fund