Portrait of Man with an Earring

Description (Brief)
The pen and ink portrait, signed and dated 1882, shows a man who might be North African, perhaps someone Ferris sketched on his trip to North Africa and Spain in 1881 and worked up later when he returned to Philadelphia.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
1882
maker
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
pen (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 32 cm x 22 cm; 12 5/8 in x 8 11/16 in
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
GA*16621
catalog number
16621
accession number
119780
subject
Portraits
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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