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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1936.153.214
People
Denman Waldo Ross, American (Cincinnati, OH 1853 - 1935 London, England)
Title
Male Head
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Head of a Man
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/307407
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 28.1 x 22 cm (11 1/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, in artist's hand: Symmetry / in XM
  • watermark: WIRELESS BOND [with design of quadripartite circle]
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
1936.153.214
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Pinned to the l.r. of the drawing with a straight pin is a newspaper clipping with a photo, on which the drawing is based. The caption does not name the subject, but reads as follows: "Delegates Will See Much of Florida en Route To and From St. Petersburg, and Many Will Make the After convention Trip to Havana. Thirty-six investment bankers of Boston, three of Providence, and one of Portland, eleven of them accompanied by their [ ]"

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