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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.105
People
Timothy David Mayhew, American (St. Clair, MI born 1952)
Title
Sycamore Study, Verde River, Arizona
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
12/18/98
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/171321
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Leadpoint and white chalk on off-white modern wove paper, prepared with lead white, bone ash, bone black, and rabbit skin glue
Dimensions
21.2 x 18.3 cm (8 3/8 x 7 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Signed lower left, leadpoint: T. D. MAYHEW / [copyright symbol]
  • inscription: verso, upperleft, graphite, in artist's hand: SYCAMORE STUDY / VERDE RiVER, ARiZONA / 12/18/98 / LEAD POint WiTH NATURAL WHiTE CHALK (STEATiTE)
  • inscription: verso, bottom left, graphite, in artist's hand: FABRiANO 140 HP [refers to the type of paper]
  • inscription: verso, bottom right, graphite, in artist's hand: LEAD WHiTE/BONE ASH/BONE BLACK
Provenance
Timothy Mayhew, Farmington, NM, Sold to Harvard University Art Museums, 2001
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, The Philip and Lynn Straus Conservator of Works of Art on Paper Fund
Copyright
© Timothy David Mayhew
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.105
Contact
am_straus@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Provided by Timothy Mayhew: Leadpoint with natural white chalk (Steatite applied as a dry chalk stick) on Fabriano 140 pound hot pressed paper prepared with lead white, bone black, and calcined bone mixed with rabbit skin glue. The drawing was done on December 18, 1998, and the prepataion was created and placed on the paper on May 30, 1998.