recto: seated boy wearing a hat and overalls; verso: standing figure, from back, wearing a hat, shirt, pants and suspenders; smaller sketchier figure in same pose, LLC

Study for "Boys Bathing", c. 1894

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Gift of Anne Grinager Colbyexpand_more  2006.60.4

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

Details
Title
Study for "Boys Bathing"
Artist Life
American, 1865 - 1949
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2006.60.4
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recto: seated boy wearing a hat and overalls; verso: standing figure, from back, wearing a hat, shirt, pants and suspenders; smaller sketchier figure in same pose, LLC