Title: Studies relating to the Gentle Doctor and Veterinary Medicine Mural
Medium: Drawings, black conte on paper
Classification: Art on Campus Preparatory Studies and Maquettes
Credit Line: Gift of Charlotte and Mary Petersen. In the Christian Petersen Art Collection, Christian Petersen Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: U89.41abcd
These conceptual sketches and studies for The Gentle Doctor show that Petersen considered many ideas, but settled on the simple, concentrated composition of a standing doctor with a mother dog and her pup.