Felled Chestnut Tree

Chestnut

1845
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Dimensions

Sheet: 29.2 x 42 cm (11 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1509

Medium or Technique

graphite pencil on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Below: Chestnut / J. F. Cropsey / August 2, 1845

Signed

Below: J. F. Cropsey

Provenance

By 1948, Victor Spark, New York (?); 1948, sold by Spark to Martha and Maxim Karolik, Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 3, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875