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Two Studies of Classical Busts of Faustina from the Baths at Caracalla, Rome, Italy

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.2
Date: 
1878
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (14.9 x 9.5 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at upper right: "Napoli / 15 Mar 78"; at center: "Faustina trouvée aux bains [de?] / Caracalla, Roma"; at lower left, vertically: "bronze bust dark / green. projecting / blocks x-x for / hanging [illegible]"; at lower left, horizontally: "CARROLL / BECKWITH"
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