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Drawing, Portrait

This is a drawing. It was created by J. Carroll Beckwith. It is dated ca. 1887 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pastel crayon on grey laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

74.2 × 60.1 cm (29 3/16 × 23 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left (Lugt 457c): Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is signed

Signed in crayon, lower left: Carroll Beckwith

It is inscribed

Inscribed on verso: Study of movement for portrait

Cite this object as

Drawing, Portrait; J. Carroll Beckwith (American, 1852–1917); USA; pastel crayon on grey laid paper; 74.2 × 60.1 cm (29 3/16 × 23 11/16 in.); 1931-36-23

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