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Badger or Woodland Creature

Object Number: 
Graphite and ink on ivory paper.
Sheet: 10 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (25.7 x 20 cm)
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "CARROLL BECKWITH" Inscribed in graphite in sketchbook, below drawing: "7[with circle around number] - 3" wide-high light"
Animal at base of tree(?), with faint human figure above, extending arm upwards. Possibly same human figure as 1935.85.3.111. Sketch of animal reproduced in Arts and Decoration, March 1916, page 246. See scrapbook volume 6, page 38 verso. Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group