Distant View of Washington from Georgetown

View of Washington From Georgetown

1815
George Heriot (British (born in Scotland, active in Canada and U.S.), 1766–1844)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 789

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.4 x 32.1 cm (7 5/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.104

Medium or Technique

Gray wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Weeping willow and other trees in foreground, with group of people. Roof tops and river in distance.

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in pen and ink: Distant View of Washington from Georgetown / June, 1815

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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