Sketch of a Woman's Face, Looking Up; A Cathedral, Venice, Italy
Graphite on ivory paper.
Sheet: 5 13/16 x 3 7/16 in. (14.8 x 8.7 cm)
Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith.
Recto: Sketch of a woman's face, looking up. Possibly after a crucifixion painting?; below, a cathedral.
Verso: Oriented horizontally, a loose sketch of a cityscape with color notations.
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Recto: Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "CB"
Verso: Inscribed in upper center: "Sun"; at upper left: "yellow"; at center left: "Rose or l'[illegible?]"; at lower left: "[color?] [seen?sun?] / with mass of yellow / under the sun"; at lower center: "cool green"
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