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This and 43 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Sketchbook, Book of Ornament (Sketchbook of Botanical Studies).

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Sketchbook Folio, Sketchbook Page: Star of Bethlehem

This is a Sketchbook folio. It was created by Kenyon Cox. It is dated 1874 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Allyn Cox. It is credited Bequest of Allyn Cox.

Its dimensions are

9.6 × 8.9 cm (3 3/4 × 3 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, center: "Star of Bethlehem"; upper right corner: "17". Verso: Inscribed in graphite, center: "Syringa- / 1 bud missing"; upper left corner: "18"

Cite this object as

Sketchbook Folio, Sketchbook Page: Star of Bethlehem; Kenyon Cox (American, 1856–1919); USA; graphite on paper; 9.6 × 8.9 cm (3 3/4 × 3 1/2 in.); Bequest of Allyn Cox; 1984-86-3-14

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