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Ivory leaf

Unpainted ivory leaf with faint pencil outline of a man in a waistcoat. Paper backing attached to back of ivory. Located in the top drawer on the right side of the paint box formerly belonging to Caroline Schetky Richardson.

Credit Line

Gift of William and Nancy Osgood

about 1820–30

Dimensions

Overall: 12.2 x 9 cm (4 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1995.156.55

Medium or Technique

ivory, pencil, paper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Painting