Study of Man in a Suit

Description (Brief)
Stephen Ferris made his sketch in a class at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1879. (His son Gerome had been enrolled at the Academy since 1878). On the verso there is an outline sketch of bare- breasted woman with large necklace and long hair, holding a bowl on her left hip with cup raised in right hand.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
original artist
Ferris, Stephen James
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
sheet: 19.5 cm x 12.5 cm; 7 11/16 in x 4 15/16 in
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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