Study of a Classical Female Nude or Allegorical Figure

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.83
Date: 
1878-1883
Medium: 
Graphite and pastel on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet (1935.85.1.83A): 5 9/16 x 3 3/16 in. (14.1 x 8.1 cm) Sheet (1935.85.1.83B): 5 3/4 x 3 11/16 in. (14.6 x 9.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
1935.85.1.83A: Inscribed in graphite at lower right: "CB" 1935.85.1.83B: Inscribed in graphtie at lower right: "Coco"
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of albumn page) by Beckwith and Sargent. 1935.85.1.83A: Recto - Study of a classical female nude or allegorical figure. Verso - Partial sketch, possibly of dogs face? 1935.85.1.83B: Graphite with touches of purple colored pencil on beige paper. "Coco", four sketches of a dog.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group