Watercolor, black ink and wash, and graphite, with selective glazing on beige paper
Overall: 11 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. ( 28.6 x 35.2 cm )
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider/ Aug.21 1889
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "RA. Grider / Aug. 21 1889."; inscribed at middle right in graphite: "VENUS"; at lower left: "Nitrate of Silver to Etch with on Horns first cover / the horn with Wax"; at lower right: "boiled / linseed oil / Terra Sienna soaked into / to stain apply warmed"; at upper left: "Poss'd by Dr. T.S. Hitchcock...Oswego, N.Y. / purchased in Dresden Ger."
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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