Study Drawing for Relief Sculpture (Maternity Ward)
(Vrpolje, Croatia, 1883 – 1962, South Bend, IN)
Medium and Support:
Charcoal on tracing paper
Gift of the New York Department of Public Works through the courtesy of Mr. William Lieberman, Curator of Prints, Museum of Modern Art
Location: Not currently on view
This is a study drawing for relief sculptures the artist made for the Bellevue School for Nurses attached to Bellevue Hospital in New York City. This school, which opened in 1873, was the first school in United Stated to be run according to Florence Nightingale's nursing principles.