Base of column, Paestum

August 13, 1848
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 30 x 42.2 cm (11 13/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1587

Medium or Technique

Graphite with white wash on ivory paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study of the base of the column

Inscription

Inscribed below right: J F. Cropsey Paestum / Aug. 13th 1848

Provenance

By 1949, Mrs. Constance Mead, Flossmoor, Illinois; 1951, sold by Mrs. Mead to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1952, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 13, 1952)

Credit Line

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