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Charles W. Kahles

American Art

MEDIUM Ink over graphite on paper
DATES 1914
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 15 1/16 x 22 1/8 in. (38.3 x 56.2 cm)
MARKINGS Embossed stamp (upside down) at lower right of recto: "BAINBRIDGE / DRAWING BRISTOL"
SIGNATURE Signed in ink, lower right: "C W Kahles"
INSCRIPTIONS On recto: inscribed in ink at bottom center, "AMBITION"; in very faint graphite at lower left, "21 13 / 10 1/2 6 1/2" and "N5361 26" On verso: square stamp with blanks filled in in graphite, "APPEARED IN / No. 1648 / Dated 5/28/14"; stamped, "The Right to reproduce this / drawing is retained by Life Pub- / lishing Company, the owner of the / copyright."; blue paper tag typed with, "Kahles Jan. 19, 1914. / Ambition"; and inscribed in blue crayon, "14540" encircled
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. C. Herbert Straut
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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