Beside a River - An Early Sketch in America

1789–1850


Dimensions

Sheet: 11.4 x 18.7 cm (4 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.432

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil, pen and brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Signed in pen lower right on mount: "B. West"

Provenance

Formerly collection of direct descendant of Benjamin West; Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, England; purchased by MFA, April 10, 1963.

Credit Line

Ellen Kelleran Gardner Fund