Album of Western Sketches: The Capitol, Washington

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


Place Depicted: Washington, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 837 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.2 x 15.9 cm (6 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.400.4

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, over graphite pencil, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Building with landscape and figures in foreground.
One of album of 55 pages of drawings, bound by Riviere and Son, London. Full green morocco, gilt

Inscription

In red ink on right, lower corner: Geo: Tattersall 1836
In black ink in lower margin: The Capitol, Washington

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