Birch Trees in the Catskills

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.1 x 25.9 cm (9 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1972.695

Medium or Technique

Graphite on light brown paper heightened with white

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: landscape with birch trees; verso: graphtie sketch of mountains

Inscription

Inscribed lower right: Catskill Mountains Sept ‘56

Markings

Blind stamp: E & B

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints, 1800-1875; September 13, 1972

Credit Line

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