Frederick II, King of Prussia
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 31.5 x 21.5 cm (12 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gray wash over graphite on board
Not On View
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.
Inscribed lower left in pen and ink: F.O.C. Darley - fecit -; below in graphite: Frederick II King of Prussia.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875