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William Trost Richards

American Art

MEDIUM Graphite on paper
DATES August 28, 1855
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 4 5/16 x 6 1/8 in. (11 x 15.6 cm)  (show scale)
SIGNATURE In graphite, below figure: "W T. Richards--"
INSCRIPTIONS In artist's hand, in graphite: "Prometheus--" at lower right, and "Garden of the Tuilleries / Aug 28th 1855" at upper right
CREDIT LINE Gift of Edith Ballinger Price
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Drawing on detached leaf from sketchbook (bound at left edge). On verso, loose sketch of tree (not photographed).
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905). Prometheus, August 28, 1855. Graphite on paper, Sheet: 4 5/16 x 6 1/8 in. (11 x 15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Edith Ballinger Price, 72.32.11 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.72.32.11.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.72.32.11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 6/17/2008
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William Trost Richards (American, 1833-1905). <em>Prometheus</em>, August 28, 1855. Graphite on paper, Sheet: 4 5/16 x 6 1/8 in. (11 x 15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Edith Ballinger Price, 72.32.11 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.72.32.11.jpg)