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Sketchbook Folio, Study of foliage, June 15, 1859

This is a Sketchbook folio. It was created by William Trost Richards. It is dated June 15, 1859 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by National Academy of Design. It is credited Gift of the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest.

Its dimensions are

8.3 × 15.4 cm (3 1/4 × 6 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, left center: Leaves 8 in./ June 15, 1859

Cite this object as

Sketchbook Folio, Study of foliage, June 15, 1859; William Trost Richards (American, 1833–1905); USA; graphite on paper; 8.3 × 15.4 cm (3 1/4 × 6 1/16 in.); Gift of the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest; 1953-179-11

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