recto: seated boy in profile from PL, wearing a cap, shirt, suspenders and rolled-up pants; sketchy study of three figures, upside down, at top; verso: sketch of a horse

Study for "Boys Bathing" and Study of a Horse, c. 1894

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Gift of Anne Grinager Colbyexpand_more  2006.60.3

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These sheets from Grinager’s sketchbook feature figure studies for Boys Bathing. In all three images, the model is kitted out in the same cap and overalls, indicating that Grinager probably made these sketches on the spot, down by the Mississippi River. Grinager identified the boy on two of the sketches as “Oscar Norquist” –- while the name “Eddie Hogansen” –- likely another model –- is also noted.

Details
Title
Study for "Boys Bathing" and Study of a Horse
Artist Life
American, 1865 - 1949
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2006.60.3
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recto: seated boy in profile from PL, wearing a cap, shirt, suspenders and rolled-up pants; sketchy study of three figures, upside down, at top; verso: sketch of a horse