Drawing, Head of a Bearded Man, 1872–78
This is a Drawing. It was created by William Merritt Chase. It is dated 1872–78 and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is pen and ink on white paper mounted on brown laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. William M. Chase.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. William M. Chase.
Its dimensions are
19.3 × 27.2 cm (7 5/8 × 10 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Recto: Red sealing wax with embossed shield lower right holding paper to support; Stamp in black, lower center, (Lugt 457d ): Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration; Verso: Stamp in black, center, (Lugt 457 e): Cooper Union Museum New York
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: (1); in ink, lower left: presented by Mrs. William M. Chase, 1918
Cite this object as
Drawing, Head of a Bearded Man, 1872–78; William Merritt Chase (American, 1849 – 1916); USA; pen and ink on white paper mounted on brown laid paper; 19.3 × 27.2 cm (7 5/8 × 10 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. William M. Chase; 1918-4-1