Study of a Youth from a Greek Vase

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.8
Date: 
1878-1883
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (14.9 x 9.5 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in graphite: "on a greek / Vase / CB."
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of album page) by Beckwith and Sargent. Verso: Study of a man's head in profile. Study of a woman playing a drum-like instrument - possibly from a Greek vase as image on recto.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group