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Composition Study of Three Shepherds, between 1832 and 1834

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Pen and black ink and white chalk over graphite pencil on green gray wove paper

  • Sheet: 10 7/8 × 16 3/8 inches (27.6 × 41.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

39.428

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Chalk
  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Drawing
  • Hudson river school

1939-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Thomas Cole, Composition Study of Three Shepherds, between 1832 and 1834, pen and black ink and white chalk over graphite pencil on green gray wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.428.