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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 donated by 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

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