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Woman Seated, Arm Extended Toward a Butterfly

Object Number: 
1935.85.3.115
Date: 
1890s
Medium: 
Ink, watercolor, pastel on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (28.6 x 21.6 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "CARROLL BECKWITH"
Description: 
After 1935.85.3.113? Possibly a study for a mural or painting? Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group