Sketch of Maria [Fusco?], Seated

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.87
Date: 
c. 1875
Medium: 
Charcoal on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 5 15/16 x 3 5/8 in. (15.1 x 9.2 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Maria CB"
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