Portrait of Maria [Fusco?] in Profile
Graphite on ivory paper.
Sheet: 4 7/8 x 3 13/16 in. (12.4 x 9.7 cm)
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Maria"; at lower right: "CB"
See a reproduction of this drawing in Beckwith's scrapbooks, NYHS Library, Volume 1, page 29. 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.
Gift of the National Academy of Design
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