Head and Hair of a Woman (Study for "Dawn"?)

Object Number: 
1935.85.3.82
Date: 
August 22, 1892
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 9 1/16 in. (18.1 x 23 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower right: "ONTEORA / 22ND Aug '92 / CARROLL BECKWITH"
Description: 
This drawings is possibly a study for Beckwith's painting "Dawn." See Beckwith scrapbooks in NYHS library, volume 4, page 83 verso. Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group