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Painting, The Statute Law, Study for Right Panel of "The Reign of Law," Frieze for Appellate Court, New York, 1898

This is a Painting. It was created by Kenyon Cox. It is dated 1898 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is brush and oil, pen and red ink on canvas. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Allyn Cox. It is credited Gift of Allyn Cox.

Its dimensions are

31.7 × 81.6 cm (12 1/2 × 32 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and black wash, lower center: "Frieze of Courtroom. by Kenyon Cox. / Righthand Panel."; lower left, below figure: "Copyright. 1898. by Kenyon Cox."

Cite this object as

Painting, The Statute Law, Study for Right Panel of "The Reign of Law," Frieze for Appellate Court, New York, 1898; Kenyon Cox (American, 1856–1919); USA; brush and oil, pen and red ink on canvas; 31.7 × 81.6 cm (12 1/2 × 32 1/8 in.); Gift of Allyn Cox; 1959-69-5

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