Hamilton's monument

1817
John Rubens Smith (English, 1775–1849)


Place Depicted: Weehawken, New Jersey, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 665

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.1 x 44.6 cm (11 7/16 x 17 9/16 in.) laid down

Accession Number

50.3980

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on cream paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Obelisk tomb enclosed by iron fence on bank foreground center. Man with book leaning against boulder right. River left.

Inscription

In graphite pencil bottom center: "Hamilton's Monument"
At right: "J. R. Smith 1817"

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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