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Identification and Creation

Object Number
2001.156.11
People
Sanford Robinson Gifford, American (Greenfield, NY 1823 - 1880 New York, NY)
Title
Study of a Soldier in Profile (recto and verso)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
sketchbook page, drawing
Date
1861
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/148042

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Graphite on cream wove paper
Dimensions
15.3 x 10.5 cm (6 x 4 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper edge, graphite, in artist's hand: Camp Cameron DC May 26th 1861
  • inscription: upper edge of verso, graphite, in artist's hand: Camp Cameron DC May 30th 1861 / Jim [Dowers or Dovers?]

Provenance

Recorded Ownership History
By descent through artist's family, 1880; Alice Carter Gifford, Cambridge, MA; bequeathed to her son Sanford Gifford, Cambridge, MA; his gift to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2001.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Sanford Gifford
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.156.11
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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