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Sketch for Astronomy (MFA Rotunda)

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Inscription

Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.3.11 (Fox number); u. r.: circle with horoscope signs Verso in graphite pencil: u. r.: 12; in red pencil u. l.: 21.2476

Provenance

The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

Sketch for Astronomy

1917–21

Dimensions

Sheet: 47.5 x 62.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/8 in.) Image: 37 cm (14 9/16 in) diameter

Accession Number

21.2476

Medium or Technique

Charcoal and blue pencil on paper

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