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1911

  • Work on this object began.

1921

  • Work on this object ended.

1931

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Portrait, possibly Elizabeth Vail

This is a Drawing. It was created by J. Carroll Beckwith. It is dated ca. 1916 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is charcoal on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

60.5 × 44.5 cm (23 13/16 × 17 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed in charcoal, diagonally, below head: Carroll Beckwith

Cite this object as

Drawing, Portrait, possibly Elizabeth Vail; J. Carroll Beckwith (American, 1852–1917); USA; charcoal on paper; 60.5 × 44.5 cm (23 13/16 × 17 1/2 in.); 1931-36-22

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