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"The Model", Portrait of a Woman

Object Number: 
November 19, 1874
Graphite on ivory paper.
Sheet: 5 3/4 x 3 5/8 in. (14.6 x 9.2 cm)
Inscribed in graphite at upper left: "Nov 19th 74"; at upper center: "The Model"; at upper center-right: "CB"
Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith. Verso: Sketch of architectural detail: Two sculptures of nudes leaning on an ogive arch. Sketch of a dancing woman, figure with halo(?), woman's face in profile.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group