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Cafe Scene, Margellina, Naples, Italy

Cafe Scene, Margellina, Naples, Italy
Title
Cafe Scene, Margellina, Naples, Italy
Date 
1878-1883
Medium 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions 
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 5 13/16 in. (9.5 x 14.8 cm)
Description 
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of album page) by Beckwith and Sargent. Verso: Study of architectural detail
Credit Line 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number 
1935.85.1.4
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper right in graphite: "Naples"; below: "CB"; at lower right: "Margellina" Verso: Inscribed in graphite at upper left: "[Mur / un fond?]"; at middle left: "Scala"; at center: "antel[?]"; at lower left: "Pompei"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group