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Drawing, Puck, Study for Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL

This is a drawing. It was created by J. Carroll Beckwith and J. Carroll Beckwith. It is dated 1891–92 and we acquired it in 1915. Its medium is charcoal and graphite on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by J. Carroll Beckwith. It is credited Gift of J. Carroll Beckwith.

Its dimensions are

61.5 × 44.7 cm (24 3/16 × 17 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Beckwith"

It is inscribed

Title and scale inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Puck study for movement / Manufacturers Building Chicago Exposition"; upper right: "Gold"; center left, arrow pointing toward figure's right hand and: "center of Dome"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Puck, Study for Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL; J. Carroll Beckwith (American, 1852–1917); USA; charcoal and graphite on cream wove paper; 61.5 × 44.7 cm (24 3/16 × 17 5/8 in.); Gift of J. Carroll Beckwith; 1915-2-1

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