"The Voices of the Woods", A Woman with a Violin (Study for "Studying The Voices of Nature")

Title:
"The Voices of the Woods", A Woman with a Violin (Study for "Studying The Voices of Nature")
Date: 
1880s
Medium: 
Graphite, pastel, and watercolor on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 7 1/8 x 5 9/16 in. (18.1 x 14.1 cm)
Description: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number: 
1935.85.3.30
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at upper left: "The voices of the Woods"; at lower left: "Sketch fo picture"; at lower right: "CARROLL BECKWITH"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group