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first sketch for Composition
  • Kenyon Cox
    born: Warren, Ohio, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • first sketch for Composition, circa 1908
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 40.7 x 50.8 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of the National Academy of Design, New York
  • Not on display
  • 1961.0025

Sketch of female figures. The female figure in the center is holding a triangle. The words below the image are from left to right: moderation, courage, rectitude, learning and wisdom.