Agrippina -- A Study

1758–1820
Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820)


Dimensions

30.2 x 21.3cm (11 7/8 x 8 3/8in.)

Accession Number

42.601

Medium or Technique

Black chalk heightened with white, on grayish blue-green paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Double-sided: Removed from orig. mount “Study of a Girl”.

Inscription

West inscription on verso of orig. mount (saved).

Provenance

John Hubbard Sturgis (1834-1888); Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis (daughters of the John Hubbard Sturgis); gift to MFA, December 10, 1942.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of John Hubbard Sturgis by his daughters, Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis