This object is currently on display in room 213 as part of Sophia Crownfield: Drawn from Nature. There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1901

  • Work on this object began.

1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1937

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

2022

Drawing, Study of Pale Pink Peonies

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Sophia L. Crownfield. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney. It is credited Gift of Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney.

Its dimensions are

46 × 61.3 cm (18 1/8 × 24 1/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and black wash, center recto: S. L. Crownfield (inscribed by her sister, Gertrude); at top, center: No. 23. Inscribed in another hand in graphite, upper edge, center recto: good for wall paper border.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Pale Pink Peonies; Designed by Sophia L. Crownfield (American, 1862–1929); USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on gray paper; 46 × 61.3 cm (18 1/8 × 24 1/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 × 71.1 cm (22 × 28 in.); Gift of Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney; 1937-59-22

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