Sketch of a Male Torso; Sketch of a Full-length Male Figure (from Sketchbook)

Artist:
John Quincy Adams Ward (American, Urbana, Ohio 1830–1910 New York)
Date:
ca. 1860
Culture:
American
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
8 1/16 × 11 in. (20.5 × 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Edward R. Grove, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.351.20 verso
Not on view
Ward, a student of Henry Kirke Brown, became known as the "Dean of American Sculpture." This page is from a sketchbook, which provides an intimate look at the artist’s working methods. Ward’s sketches include several classically influenced figures mingled with American Indians on horseback as well as a number of bison.