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Drawing, Study of foliage, June 22, 1859

This is a Drawing. It was created by William Trost Richards. It is dated June 22, 1859 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by National Academy of Design. It is credited Gift of the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest.

Its dimensions are

19.3 × 14.6 cm (7 5/8 × 5 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: June 22nd, 1859 -- / Coldspring

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of foliage, June 22, 1859; William Trost Richards (American, 1833–1905); USA; graphite on paper; 19.3 × 14.6 cm (7 5/8 × 5 3/4 in.); Gift of the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest; 1953-179-9

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