Album of Western Sketches, America

1836–49
George Tattersall (English, 1817–1849 (active U.S. 1836))


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 837 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 37.1 x 27.8 cm (14 5/8 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.400

Medium or Technique

Chiefly brown and white wash on gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Album of 55 pages of drawings, bound by Riviere and Son, London. Full green morocco, gilt

Inscription

All drawings titled by artist except nos. 52-54. Drawings vignetted: nos. 1, 4, 5, 26, 27, 28, 29, 34, 36, 44, 49.
Inscribed to their son, Stanley G. Tattersall, by his mother, March 4, 1861.

Signed

All signed except nos. 12, 26, 27, 31, 33 (a,b), 38, 39, 41, 43, 46, 48, 49, 52, 53, 55.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875