canvas: 8 x 10 in. ( 20.3 x 25.4 cm )
frame: 14 x 16 x 1 1/2 in. ( 35.6 x 40.6 x 3.8 cm )
inscriptions: Signed, lower right: Claude Raguet Hirst NY.
Scene depicts a book of poems by William Cowper, a volume of William Shakespeare, several unidentified books, a pipe, a match and an iridescent vase in which the artist's studio is reflected.
Purchase, Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.