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Woman's Face; Two Male Farmers Holding Farming Tools

Title:
Woman's Face; Two Male Farmers Holding Farming Tools
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Inscriptions: 
1935.85.2.286A: Inscribed in graphite at lower right: "CB"; at right, vertically: "Douvaine Savoie 115th Sep 77" 1935.85.2.286B: Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Jour [Ronde?] 13th Sep"; at lower right: "CB" Inscribed in graphite at center right of sketchbook page: "GENEVA / TO BEX / ON FOOT"
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Date: 
September 1877
Medium: 
1935.85.2.286A: Graphite on ivory paper. 1935.85.2.286B: Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet (1935.85.2.286A): 3 3/4 x 5 13/16 in. (9.5 x 14.8 cm) Sheet (1935.85.2.286B): 3 3/4 x 5 13/16 in. (9.5 x 14.8 cm)
Classification: 
Description: 
1935.85.2.286A: Recto: Sketch of a Woman's Face; Two male figures (farmers) holding farm tools. Verso: Park scene with people sitting on benches under trees 1935.85.2.286B: Landscape with boats on a lake. Drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith.
Date End: 
1 877
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number: 
1935.85.2.286
Date Begin: 
1877
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group