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Sketch for Medal for the Chicago World's Fair (recto), and Figure with Tree Roots (verso)

A work made of pen and black ink, over graphite, with scraping, on ivory wove card, laid down on ivory wove card, laid down on ivory wood-pulp laminate board (recto), and pen and black ink and gray wash on ivory wood-pulp laminate board (verso).

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  • A work made of pen and black ink, over graphite, with scraping, on ivory wove card, laid down on ivory wove card, laid down on ivory wood-pulp laminate board (recto), and pen and black ink and gray wash on ivory wood-pulp laminate board (verso).

Date:

1893 (recto); 1893/1902 (verso)

Artist:

Thomas Nast
American, 1840-1902

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Thomas Nast

Title

Sketch for Medal for the Chicago World's Fair (recto), and Figure with Tree Roots (verso)

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1882–1902

Medium

Pen and black ink, over graphite, with scraping, on ivory wove card, laid down on ivory wove card, laid down on ivory wood-pulp laminate board (recto), and pen and black ink and gray wash on ivory wood-pulp laminate board (verso)

Dimensions

13 × 13.1 cm (5 1/8 × 5 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Cyril Nast

Reference Number

1944.1388

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