Arlington House, Va.
Benson John Lossing (American, 1813–1891)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 17.8 x 24.1 cm (7 x 9 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite and wash on blue-gray paper
Not On View
Large house with pillared portico.
Inscribed lower left in graphtie: ...ngton House, Va. / ... 1853 (cut off at left); at right in pen and ink: The building is brick, covered with white stucco. / Columns heavy Doric, also of brick and stuccoed. / A forest in the rear / Stands on the brow of a hill; bottom center in pencil: Arlington House.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875