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Eight Figure Studies

1799–1872
Thomas Sully (American (born in England), 1783–1872)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 679

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.4 x 29.3 cm (8 13/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.794

Medium or Technique

(Recto): pen and brown ink, and black chalk on light brown laid paper (Verso): graphite, pen and ink

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Seven sketches of men standing and one on horseback; costumes of various periods. Verso: seven similar studies.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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