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Drawing, Study for "Zodiac"

This is a drawing. It was created by Francis Augustus Lathrop. It is dated ca. 1894 and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is charcoal, brush and wash, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by H. A. Hammond Smith.

Its dimensions are

43.4 × 51.3 cm (17 1/16 × 20 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, margins: Virgo/ Libri/ Cancer/ Sagittarius/ Pisces/ Taurus; in graphite, upper right: Wheel larger and central figure/ brighter/ Try light from right/ as well as left

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Zodiac"; Francis Augustus Lathrop (American, 1849 - 1909); USA; charcoal, brush and wash, graphite on paper; 43.4 × 51.3 cm (17 1/16 × 20 3/16 in.); 1914-38-53

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