Alpine Lake

September 29, 1847
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.0 x 29.3 cm (8 1/4 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.774

Medium or Technique

Graphite with white wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

An alpine lake with mountains rising from the shores. Scattered towns and buildings at lake’s shores and mountain bases.

Inscription

Inscribed throughout are color notations, and references to the mountains. Inscribed lower right: J.F. Cropsey, Sept. 29th 1847

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA September 13, 1972

Credit Line

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