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Architectural Detail, Sculpture of a Face

Architectural Detail, Sculpture of a Face
Title
Architectural Detail, Sculpture of a Face
Date 
1890s
Medium 
Graphite on ivory paper Verso: Purple crayon or pencil
Dimensions 
Sheet: 7 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (18.4 x 15.9 cm)
Description 
Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith. Verso: Purple crayon or pencil sketch of a chest of drawers
Credit Line 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number 
1935.85.3.116
Inscriptions 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "C.B."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group