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Two Men Mending a Sail, Venice, Italy

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.91
Date: 
c. 1875
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 3 9/16 x 5 15/16 in. (9 x 15.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "In front of Salute CB"; at lower right: "Mending sail." Inscribed in graphite at center right of sketchbook page: "VENICE"
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith. Verso: Five sketches of men rowing boats (Gondolas?)
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group