Graphite on ivory paper squared and numbered for transfer
Sheet: 7 3/16 x 6 7/8 in. (18.3 x 17.5 cm)
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Flight into Egypt"; at lower right: "C.B."; numbered 1-7 in grid boxes at top and at left.
See Beckwith scrapbooks in NYHS library, volume 1, page 45. Captioned: "Virgin and Child from "The Flight into Egypt.""
Also see NY Times article, March 8, 1895, "Cannon Talks Claptrap." In a later section titled, "An Exhibition of Madonnas," the article mentions JCB's watercolor "Flight into Egypt."
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of albumn page) by Beckwith and Sargent.
Gift of the National Academy of Design
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