Two Male Lower Legs and Feet, c. 1880
Courtesy of the owner
Charcoal drawing on paper, irregular dimensions
ll: “Trego” but not in Trego's hand
name “Trego” appears on the piece, but not in the artist’s usual script. It may
have been written there by Walter Baum to identify the work as that of his
mentor. It is likely a study that Trego did while at the Pennsylvania Academy.
sketch is one of several rescued by Walter E. Baum from Trego’s studio after
his death. It passed to Baum’s son, Robert “Bert” Baum, and from him to the
The paper is discolored and brittle. There are
losses along the margins.
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