Study from Valerio Castello's "Moses Striking the Rock", Louvre, Paris, France

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.127
Date: 
c. 1776
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 6 3/8 in. (18.1 x 16.2 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "From Moses striking the rock / from Valerio Castelli [Castello] / Louvre"
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of albumn page) by Beckwith and Sargent. Verso: Sketch in graphite and gray water color of a man carrying a ladder.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group