Mosaic From Basilica di San Marco, Venice, Italy

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.95
Date: 
c. 1875
Medium: 
Graphite on green-gray paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 3 9/16 x 6 in. (9 x 15.2 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower right: "CB" Inscribed in graphite on sketchbook page, below drawing: "Mosaic over door of St. Marc"
Description: 
Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith. Recto: Figures around a dead body, possibly Christ. Drawing is in a half circle shape - possibly after a mural.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group