Album of Western Sketches: "Hail Columbia! happy land!-- If I ain't ruined, I'll be damned!"

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 837 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.8 x 17.1 cm (7 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.400.24

Medium or Technique

Brown and white wash over graphite pencil, on gray paper, touched with watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Man in center falling into water surrounded by remains of his raft(?).

Inscription

LR in pen and black ink: G.T., LC in pen and black ink: title

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