Man Beaching a Boat

1844–1900
Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 145

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.8 x 20.2 cm (6 1/4 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.348

Medium or Technique

Graphite on light green paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Frederic Church was a pupil of Thomas Cole in Catskill from about September 1844 until after March 1845 and quite probably made this drawing for Cole’s young son Theodore at that time.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left: E. F. CHURCH
Inscribed on verso: Theodroe A. Cole from his friend Frederick Church

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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