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Sketch of women in an art class

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Creator:
Rand, Ellen Emmet, 1875-1941
Type:
Artworks
Date:
between 1870 and 1899
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 sketch : various media
Summary:
Date range based on style of dress worn by women in drawing.
Drawing in pencil and pastels shows four women outside, seated at easels, painting or drawing. They are all looking towards their subject, a woman lying on a footbridge. We see only her feet and the edge of her skirt.
Note found filed with sketch reads: A sketch of artists painting, which follows, was done by Ellen Emmet Rand. Her feet can be seen in the foreground. Julia Shipway, one of the donors, obtained this information from Lydia Emmet. Sketch is done in pencil and graphite Date unknown. Water stains appear at left, top right and bottom.
Citation:
Sketch of women in an art class, between 1870 and 1899. Emmet family papers, 1792-1989, bulk, 1851-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
U.S. public domain
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Artists at or with their work
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12150
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Emmet family papers, 1792-1989, bulk, 1851-1989
Data Source:
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