Sketches: Romeo & Juliette; Mrs. O

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.89
Date: 
1878-1883
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 10 3/8 x 6 15/16 in. (26.4 x 17.6 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at upper right: "Mrs. O-"; printed in center: "Imp. Motteroz, 31, r. Dragon."; lower left: "Romeo et Juliette" Verso: Printed at top: "Autographe d'une lettre ecrite par l'artiste deux jours avant sa mort et qui temoigne qu'il travaillait pour le Salon sur son tableau "Le Conteur de Legendes" no 35 de ce catalogue" Below, a reproduced letter to Mr. [Goupil?] from R. [Wylie?].
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of albumn page) by Beckwith and Sargent. This work is executed on the back of a letter. Verso: Page 15 from a book(?), includes a reproduced handwritten letter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group