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"Model Asleep"

Object Number: 
1935.85.3.139
Date: 
1890s
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Model asleep" Inscribed in graphite in sketchbook, below drawing: "6[with circle around number] - 2 1/2" wide-high light."
Description: 
This sketch was used for the painting "Destiny Contemplating The Ravages of War." See J. Carroll Beckwith scrapbook volume 2, page 70 verso. Also reproduced in Arts and Decoration, March, 1916, page 246. See Scrapbook volume 6, page 38 verso. Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group