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Drawing, Study for "From Paradise to Purgatory, Newport", ca. 1878

This is a Drawing. It was created by William Trost Richards. It is dated ca. 1878 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is graphite 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

25.4 × 36.6 cm (10 × 14 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "From Paradise to Purgatory, Newport", ca. 1878; William Trost Richards (American, 1833–1905); USA; graphite on paper; 25.4 × 36.6 cm (10 × 14 7/16 in.); Gift of the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest; 1953-179-75

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