Exterior Decorations of the Astor House

1842–88
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 250

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.1 x 22.6 cm (6 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.270

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Six men, five in tall hats, smoking, standing in front of columns.

Inscription

Inscribed below center: Exterior Decorations of the Astor House.

Markings

Watermark: J. Wha(tman)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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