Edward Penfield (American, 1866-1925). <em>Sketch of a Spanish Man</em>, 1906. Watercolor and graphite on medium-weight, off-white, moderately textured, wove paper, sheet: 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (29.2 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 61.36.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.36.1_view1_PS2.jpg)

Sketch of a Spanish Man

Artist:Edward Penfield

Medium: Watercolor and graphite on medium-weight, off-white, moderately textured, wove paper

Dates:1906

Dimensions: sheet: 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (29.2 x 19.7 cm) scrap book: 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (31.1 x 24.1 x 5.7 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 2N12, E110

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 61.36.1

Image: 61.36.1_view1_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
61.36.1 (mounted on inside front cover): full-length figure of bearded man in profile, wearing red cap. For 61.36.MN (61.36.1 - .18 watercolor sketches mounted to pages of scrap book, beginning with inside front cover): scrap book with pages bound between cardboard covers decorated with marbleized paper and leather bindings. Label affixed on book cover reads: "SCRAP BOOK / Original drawing by / Edward Penfield for / 'Spanish Sketches' / --Scribner 1911--". Inside the album and following the watercolors are many blank / unused pages; interspersed in remaining pages of scrap book, 7 photographic reproductions mounted to pages, including: reproduction of painting (signed "S W[...?]y") of courtyard scene of young woman with donkey talking to 2 men, several images of men hunting and fishing, including 2 printed with publisher "Hudson & Kearns" (one page inscribed "Shooting + fishing"), photograph of Russian peasant cart with caption "A Peasant's Cart in South Russia / Courtesy of Philadelphia Commercial Mu[?]", and theatrical scene (loose/unmounted, leaved with Russian scene).

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