Mount Vernon

1860
Attributed to Unidentified artist, American, 19th century, Possibly by C. A. Tatterson (American, 19th century)


Dimensions

Image: 43.7 x 51.9 cm (17 3/16 x 20 7/16 in.) Sheet: 44.6 x 53.2 cm (17 9/16 x 20 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3984

Medium or Technique

Black chalk with scratching and graphite pencil on sandpaper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- sandpapers and pastels. Mansion on hill distance left with archade; gate foreground; water with sailboats right.

Inscription

Scratched lr: "A. Tatt." Inscribed in pencil: "C.A.T. 1860"

Provenance

1950, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

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