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Drawing, Study of violet leaves and grass

This is a drawing. It was created by William Trost Richards. It is dated August 23, 1859 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is graphite, brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by National Academy of Design. It is credited Gift of the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest.

Its dimensions are

14.5 × 19.1 cm (5 11/16 × 7 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of violet leaves and grass; William Trost Richards (American, 1833–1905); USA; graphite, brush and gouache on paper; 14.5 × 19.1 cm (5 11/16 × 7 1/2 in.); Gift of the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest; 1953-179-7

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