"Fame"; Study of a Skull Crowned with Laurel Leaves

"Fame"; Study of a Skull Crowned with Laurel Leaves
Title
"Fame"; Study of a Skull Crowned with Laurel Leaves
Date 
1878
Medium 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions 
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (9.5 x 14.6 cm)
Description 
See newsclipping in Beckwith scrapbook in NYHS library, volume 1, page 2. Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of album page) by Beckwith and Sargent.
Credit Line 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number 
1935.85.1.11
Inscriptions 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Fame"; at upper right: "Carroll / Beckwith / 1878"; below at lower right: "First Note for / a Picture"; below: "Boboli gardìne"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group