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Lord Stirling's Mansion

December 14, 1840
Attributed to Benson John Lossing (American, 1813–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.6 x 19.6 cm (6 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.357

Medium or Technique

Graphite on laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Inscribed lower center in pen and ink: Lord Stirling's Mansion. / Poughkeepsie, N.Y. / Dec. 7, 1840 / Miss Quiney: / I herewith send you a rough sketch / of the mansion of Lord Stirling at Baskinridge, N. (remainder cut off)

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