Cape May, New Jersey

1853
Edmund Darch Lewis (American, 1835–1910)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 500

Dimensions

Legacy: 20.4 x 30.4 cm (8 1/16 x 11 15/16 in.); Sheet: 21.2 x 31.7 cm (8 3/8 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.300

Medium or Technique

Graphite on tinted paper, scraped

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Group of figures with drum on beach; surf and boats left, buildings in distance right.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in graphite: Cape May / 1853 / E.D.L.; on verso: Comk (?) May / N.J. / Fire 1856

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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