Requires Photography

Elizabeth Grace and Rachel Martin

1851
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 236 a

Dimensions

Image: 47.9 x 61.0 cm (18 7/8 x 24 in.) Sheet: 50.3 x 63.5 cm (19 13/16 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

50.3904

Medium or Technique

Wash over graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

In male disguise, waylaying British courier and two officers during the War of Independence.

Inscription

Signed and dated bottom left in brush and wash: "F. O .C. Darley - fecit.1851"

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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