Album of Western Sketches: Niagara, the Horse Shoe Fall, from Above

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


Place Depicted: Niagara Falls, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 837 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.0 x 25.7 cm (8 1/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.400.8

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with white gouache, over graphite pencil, on gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Looking over the falls, rocks and wood in foreground.

Inscription

Directly below picture in pen and black ink: G.T.; 23. Aug; 1836
In lower margin 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