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Sketch of female nude, seen from behind

Sketch of female nude, seen from behind
Title
Sketch of female nude, seen from behind
Date 
1878-1883
Medium 
Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions 
Sheet: 9 15/16 x 6 11/16 in. (25.2 x 17 cm)
Description 
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of albumn page) by Beckwith and Sargent. Verso: Graphite sketch of woman, oriented vertically in lower right corner.
Credit Line 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number 
1935.85.1.169
Inscriptions 
Inscribed in graphite at lower right: "C.B."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group