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Pensive, 1882
Object Date: ca. 1905-1910

Edwin Austin Abbey

United States of America
Pen and ink, graphite drawing on laid paper, mounted on cloth, Image H: 8 in, Image W: 5.5 in, Paper H: 9 7/8 in, Paper W: 8 in, Sheet H: 12 3/8 in, Sheet W: 9 3/4 in
Gift of the estate of Rosa Kate Isidor, 1949  49.427
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.l. graphite script "I [or J?] Henry Harper Mad. Ave / grey mat 1" (dead?) [gold?], l.r. graphite (signature?) "[Hearkes?]", l.l. graphite marks at corner edge of paper and linen "X X" ; l.c. graphite carrot mark indicates the mat line and reads "[IS?] of matt" ; verso: c. black crayon ""5 / 321/ 556" ; According to the object file, there is a verso signature, "Edwin A Abbey" [not visible through backing]

Provenance: Joseph S. Isidor Collection, source Estate of Rosa Kate Isidor, received 10/13/1949, accepted 12/31/1949
Keywords: Woman, Figure, Hat