Standing Male Nude
May 10, 1877
19126.96.36.1992A: Graphite on yellow-beige paper 19188.8.131.522B: Graphite on ivory paper.
Sheet (19184.108.40.2062A): 5 7/8 x 3 13/16 in. (14.9 x 9.7 cm) Sheet (19220.127.116.112B): 4 3/4 x 3 13/16 in. (12.1 x 9.7 cm)
1918.104.22.1682A: Inscribed in graphite at center right: "10 Mai 77"; at lower right: "CB" 1922.214.171.1242B: Inscribed on entire sheet, beginning top left: "Grand Representation / for the [b...?] of the / [Albini?] Album fund / secure your seats in advance / Dunsmore!!! / will appear by special request as / Hamlet!!! / Prince of Denmark / Boland in his favorite red hot rolls / Bloomer in his side splitting Chinese song / Beard in his renowned comic specialties / Brush in his unquenchable violin solos / Fowler / in his very much more than most awfully delicious / Italian songs / The Piano to be skillfully [intuned?] by J Seargent[sic] / with many minor attractions of which may be / mentioned the fact that J Carroll Beckwith / has kindly consented to lend his presence. / Under the supervision of S. A. Douglas Volk / It is rumored that [M O Nearce?] of / Limmerick will be present / To be held at Chateau Dunsmore. / Admission 1[?] doors open at 7 1/2 Sat Feb 24"; at lower right: "Chicago / 53 N-D des [chp?]
Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith. 19126.96.36.1992A: Sketch of a standing male nude 19188.8.131.522B, Recto: Advertisement for a performance by artists at "Chateau Dunsmore"; Verso: Sketch of four figures: Two young women flanking an old man with a statue or female mythological figure standing behind them.
Gift of the National Academy of Design
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