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Sketch of Frank Fowler, Holding an Umbrella

Sketch of Frank Fowler, Holding an Umbrella
Sketch of Frank Fowler, Holding an Umbrella
Graphite on ivory paper
Sheet: 9 5/16 x 7 1/8 in. (23.7 x 18.1 cm)
This sketch was reproduced in "The Art Amateur: The Art Gallery", April, 1882 (Available on ProQuest). See Beckwith study collection in NYHS Print Room collection, Folder 1. Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of albumn page) by Beckwith and Sargent. Verso: Sketch of a limb.
Credit Line 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Dec 23rd 76"; at lower right "C.B." Inscribed in graphite on sketchbook page, below sketch: "FOWLER"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group