Clio: Preparatory Sketch for a Watercolor
4 November 1878
Graphite on ivory paper
Overall: 3 3/4 x 4 11/16 in. (9.5 x 11.9 cm)
Inscribed in graphite at upper center: "CLIO"; at lower left: "NY / 4 Nov '78"; at lower right: "Carroll Beckwith"; below on album page: "Sketch of Water Color / purchased by Mr. Harper(?) / first water color exhibit"
See Beckwith Scrapbook in NYHS library, Volume 1, page 26. 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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