Profile Sketch of a Blindfolded Man (from Sketchbook)

Artist: John Quincy Adams Ward (American, Urbana, Ohio 1830–1910 New York)

Date: ca. 1860

Culture: American

Medium: Graphite on paper

Dimensions: 6 9/16 × 5 3/4 in. (16.7 × 14.6 cm)

Classification: Drawings

Credit Line: Gift of Edward R. Grove, 1985

Accession Number: 1985.351.21 recto

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.