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Study of a Decorative Design with a Faun and Garland, Pompeii, Italy

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.5
Date: 
1878-1883
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 5 13/16 in. (9.5 x 14.8 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed along upper edge in graphite: "black ground. Olive green faun. yellow [pipe?], tail and hair. gold [illegible] with / garland of green leaves."; at lower left: "Pompeii"; at lower center: "Pompeii"; color notations throughout sketch: "gold"; "green"; "gold"; "gold"
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of album page) by Beckwith and Sargent.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group