Portrait of Maria [Fusco?] in Profile

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.281
Date: 
1876-1877
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 4 7/8 x 3 13/16 in. (12.4 x 9.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Maria"; at lower right: "CB"
Description: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group