Bust Portrait of a Woman; from disassembled Cummings album

Object Number: 
1979.14b
Medium: 
Graphite on paper with horizontal lines backed with blue album paper over a dusting of sanguine chalk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in. ( 7.5 x 5.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower left to right: ". . . bil Carter Mon. . ." (upside down)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower border upside down in graphite: "… bil Castor Mon…"[cut]
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
This sketch came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Whitney Hartshorne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group