Entrance to Narragansett Bay from Conanicut Island Near Old Fort Dumpling, 1776

1865
John Perry Newell (American, about 1832–1898)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 600

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.3 x 34.2 cm (8 3/4 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1044

Medium or Technique

Brush and wash with scratched highlights on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Circular fort on rocky height right. Rough water with rocks in foreground and schooner left.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in pen and ink: N.P. Newell / 1865.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

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