Frederick II, King of Prussia

about 1845
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.5 x 21.5 cm (12 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.308

Medium or Technique

Gray wash over graphite on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Frederick II, standing, facing left, reading a paper with a seal on it. Tent with Prussian eagle behind. Probably for John Frost’s BOOK OF THE ARMY, N.Y., 1845. Engraved by C. Burt.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in pen and ink: F.O.C. Darley - fecit -; below in graphite: Frederick II King of Prussia.

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973

Credit Line

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