Graphite, pastel, and watercolor on ivory paper.
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 5 9/16 in. (18.1 x 14.1 cm)
Inscribed in graphite at upper left: "The voices of the Woods"; at lower left: "Sketch fo picture"; at lower right: "CARROLL BECKWITH"
This drawing is a study for "Studying the Voices of Nature," reproduced in a newspaper clipping in Beckwith scrapbook in NYHS library, volume 1, page 59. Also possibly a study for "Waldwaben", see scrapbook volume 4, pp. 54 verso, 58 verso, and 108 verso.
Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith.
Gift of the National Academy of Design
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