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

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.11
Date: 
1878
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (9.5 x 14.6 cm)
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"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group