Four Studies from the Naples Museum: Standing Female Figure; "Bérénice"; Two Gladiator Helmets
Graphite on ivory paper
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (9.5 x 14.6 cm)
Recto: Inscribed in graphite at upper left: "bronze"; at upper center: "dark green bronze bust / hair remarkable Eyes and / lips lined / with / silver"; at upper right: "gladiators helmets"; at center: "C.B."; at lower left of center: "Bérénice"; at lower right: "Museum of Naples" Verso: Inscribed in graphite at upper left: "helmet"
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of album page) by Beckwith and Sargent. Verso: Study of a helmet
Gift of the National Academy of Design
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