Group on Board Ship

1847
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.5 x 37.6 cm (8 7/8 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.687

Medium or Technique

Graphite on buff board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two women and a man seated aboard a ship around a stool upon which a lap dog is standing. The man is shaking the dog’s paw.

Inscription

Inscribed below center: on Board / Ship Steven Whitney
Inscribed lower right: 1847 / J.F.Cropsey (beneath the date and signature, is still visible John Francis Cropsey's full name in graphite, although erased).
Annotated lower left in pen and blue ink: #45

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 28, 1967

Credit Line

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