Requires Photography

Foreign Correspondent

1849
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 429

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.6 x 12.3 cm (3 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1030

Medium or Technique

Graphite rubbed for transfer on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

A man seated at a desk, left, looking back over his houlder at three men right. Study for “Scraps,” Boston, 1849, pl. III no. 6

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite above: Foreign Correspondence; notes; on verso: notes

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