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Preparatory Study for "Spinning Flax, Olden Times"

Object Number: 
1956.131
Date: 
1861
Medium: 
Black and white chalk and graphite with touches of red chalk on prepared brown board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. ( 42.5 x 55.2 cm ) mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Edwin White 1861"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in black chalk: "Edwin White / 1861"
Description: 
Genre
Gallery Label: 
This is the artist's preliminary drawing for the finished oil now in the Robert L. Stuart Collection of the Society (S-142).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis A. Franklin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group