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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.153.30
People
Denman Waldo Ross, American (Cincinnati, OH 1853 - 1935 London, England)
Title
Herbert Parker
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Head of a Boy
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/307271
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
28 x 21.7 cm (11 x 8 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, in artist's hand: Shall it be a / picture for the / frame or a / frame for the picture?
  • inscription: lower edge, graphite, in artist's hand: Frame in this / case was diagonal of 345 triangle of Pythagoras.
Provenance
Bequest of the artist to the Fogg Art Museum, 1936.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Denman W. Ross, Class of 1875
Accession Year
1936
Object Number
1936.153.30
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Compositional diagram drawn on verso. A newspaper clipping is paper-clipped to the upper right of the drawing, with the photo from which the drawing was copied. The caption identifies the subject.

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