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Study of Lioness

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.3
Date: 
1872
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 4 x 6 7/16 in. (10.2 x 16.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Recto: Inscribed in graphite at lower center: "CB"; at lower right: "Central Park / Saturday afternoon / Jan 13th 72" Verso: NY [a monogram] / Jan 10th / 72"
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith. Verso: Sketch of close up of eye, below a scene with 7 figures in a cathedral(?)
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group