"The Arc Light", Study for "Electricity", Columbian Exposition, Manufacturer's Building
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Inscribed in graphite at lower left: ""The arc light""
Inscribed in graphite in sketchbook, at lower right: ""Electricity""
Graphite and ink on lined ivory paper.
Sheet: 6 x 5 1/2 in. (15.2 x 14 cm)
Recto: Study for "Electricity", Columbian Exposition. Female figure holding light, two other figures (telephone) partially erased. Studies of a lamp in upper right.
Verso: Graphite study for mural at Columbian Expo?
Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith.
Gift of the National Academy of Design
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