American Falls, Niagara

September, 1856
Artist John William Casilear (American, 1811–1893)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 112

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.5 x 37.5 cm (10 13/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1623

Medium or Technique

Graphite on light brown paper heightened with white

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Waterfalls in distance, rocks to the left.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left: American Falls Niagara Septr '56
Verso, annotated in blue crayon: 14 1/2 X 18

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 13, 1952

Credit Line

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