Expanded Hours

We're now Wednesdays through Sundays! Proof of vaccination is required. Learn more >

View of Rooftops from Beckwith's Studio Window at 54 Rue des Saints Peres

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.37
Date: 
October 8, 1874
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 5 3/4 x 3 5/8 in. (14.6 x 9.2 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at upper left: "From my window 54 rue des Sts Peres"; at lower right, diagonally: "Oct 8th / 74"; and below, horizontally: "CB"
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group