Maria Fusco

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.197
Date: 
c. 1876
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 4 11/16 in. (9.5 x 11.9 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at upper left: "MARIA FUSCO"; at lower right: "CB"
Description: 
Maria Fusco was a model in Paris used by Beckwith and others from 1873 to 1878. For photos of Maria Fusco, see J. Carroll Beckwith Scrapbooks Volume 1, page 19 verso & Volume 7, page 50 verso Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith. Verso: Partial sketch (page excised) of mother and child.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group