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Rosa's Head in Profile

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.280
Date: 
1876-1877
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 3 13/16 x 4 7/16 in. (9.7 x 11.3 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower right: "CB"; and below: "Juin 12th" Inscribed in graphite in sketchbook, below drawing: "ROSA"
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group