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Profile Sketch of a Blindfolded Man (from Sketchbook)

Artist:
John Quincy Adams Ward (American, Urbana, Ohio 1830–1910 New York)
Date:
ca. 1860
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.
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