Couple Embracing

1850
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.3 x 19.9 cm (4 13/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1710

Medium or Technique

Graphite on laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Illustration. Courtly man and woman embracing with a castle in the distance, right. Outline of a figure right. Drawing is from sketchbook of 1850-1853.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower left: 1850

Markings

Blind stamp upper left corner: LONDON SUPER FINE

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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