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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Charles Herbert Moore, American (New York, NY 1840 - 1930 Harley Witney, Hampshire, England)
Fac-simile of Ornamental Letters, from a French MS of the Thirteenth Century, in the British Museum
Other Titles
Former Title: Letters S and P, after French Gothic manuscript
Work Type
c. 1876-1878
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Physical Descriptions
Watercolor, black ink, and gold paint over graphite on off-white wove paper
28.3 x 19.7 cm (11 1/8 x 7 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower edge, graphite: p 27 / animal
  • inscription: lower edge, graphite: 17.341 11.698 P.53
Fine Arts Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; transferred to Fogg Art Museum, 1926.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Fine Arts Department, Harvard University
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Charles Herbert Moore, Catalogue, with Notes, of Studies and Fac-similes from Examples of the Works of Florence and Venice; and of Fac-similes and Original Works to be Used as Exercises in Drawing, Belonging to the Fine Arts Department of Harvard University, exh. cat. (Cambridge, MA, 1878), p. 27, cat. 45

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 251, cat. 245

Exhibition History

Studies and Fac-similes from Examples of the Works of Florence and Venice..., Harvard Art Club, Cambridge, 12/01/1878 - 12/31/1878

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