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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
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Edith Ballinger Price
RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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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
IMAGE overall, CUR.72.32.11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 6/17/2008
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Drawing on detached leaf from sketchbook (bound at left edge). On verso, loose sketch of tree (not photographed).
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