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Drawing, Two Sketches of Bust of William Shakespeare

This is a Drawing. It was created by Kenyon Cox and subject: William Shakespeare. It is dated 1890-1900 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Allyn Cox. It is credited Gift of Allyn Cox.

Its dimensions are

20.6 × 25.9 cm (8 1/8 × 10 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Embossed, upper right: blind stamp with masks of comedy and tragedy enclosed in a wreath; printed in grey, upper right: THE PLAYERS, / 16 GRAMERCY PARK.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Sketches of Bust of William Shakespeare; Kenyon Cox (American, 1856–1919); USA; graphite on paper; 20.6 × 25.9 cm (8 1/8 × 10 3/16 in.); Gift of Allyn Cox; 1960-83-210

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