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Drawing, Figure Study, Possibly for Dome of Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL

This is a drawing. It was created by 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

62.3 × 46.9 cm (24 1/2 × 18 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, below figure: "Carroll Beckwith"

It is inscribed

Indistinct inscription, lower left.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Figure Study, Possibly for Dome of 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; 62.3 × 46.9 cm (24 1/2 × 18 7/16 in.); Gift of J.Carroll Beckwith; 1915-2-3

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