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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1937

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study of an Orchid

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 pen and ink, brush and gouache, graphite on tracing 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.

  • Brooch (USA)
  • gold, enamel, diamonds.
  • Gift of Isabel Shults.
  • 1979-16-2

Its dimensions are

60.5 × 47.6 cm (23 13/16 × 18 3/4 in.) Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and black wash at lower left recto: S. L. Crownfield (inscribed by her sister, Gertrude); at top: No. 7.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of an Orchid; Designed by Sophia L. Crownfield (American, 1862–1929); USA; pen and ink, brush and gouache, graphite on tracing paper; 60.5 × 47.6 cm (23 13/16 × 18 3/4 in.) Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22 in.); Gift of Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney; 1937-59-26

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