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1960

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Drawing, Drapery Study for "Liberty" in "The Statue of Law" Frieze for "The Reign of the Law" Courtroom Mural, New York Appellate Division Courthouse

This is a drawing. It was created by Kenyon Cox. It is dated 1898-99 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is graphite on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Allyn Cox. It is credited Gift of Allyn Cox.

Its dimensions are

34.7 × 44.2 cm (13 11/16 × 17 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Kenyon Cox

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Liberty" / Appellate Court; above [faintly]: shades of blue

Cite this object as

Drawing, Drapery Study for "Liberty" in "The Statue of Law" Frieze for "The Reign of the Law" Courtroom Mural, New York Appellate Division Courthouse; Kenyon Cox (American, 1856–1919); USA; graphite on off-white laid paper; 34.7 × 44.2 cm (13 11/16 × 17 3/8 in.); Gift of Allyn Cox; 1960-83-156

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