Long Island View with Sailboats

late 19th century
Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837–1908)


Dimensions

Overall: 26.5 x 63.3cm (10 7/16 x 24 15/16in.) Framed: 48.9 x 85.7 cm (19 1/4 x 33 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.695

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite pencil

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Panoramic view of Long Island Sound with Sailboats

Inscription

Later inscriptions or marks: On verso in pencil: 81.39.4 (presumably annotation by Childs Gallery)

Signed

Signed lower left in brush and black watercolor: A T Bricher (ATB in monogram)

Markings

Labels on verso of frame:
printed in red-- AMERICAN DRAWINGS / Paul Magriel Collection (with artist, subject "Long Island View", medium, size information);
Childs Gallery label with artist, title "Sailboatrs", medium, size and typed annotations" D230; 81.39.4; #9458.

Provenance

Paul Magriel Collection; Childs Gallery, Boston; Nathaniel T. Dexter; his bequest through the Nathaniel T. Dexter Fine Arts Trust to MFA, June 2000.

Credit Line

Gift of the Nathaniel T. Dexter Fine Arts Trust