New York City Rooftops (recto); Bay Head (verso)

1903
John M. August Will (American, 1834–1910)


Dimensions

Image recto: 15 x 18.7 cm (5 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.); Image verso: 9.4 x 15 cm (3 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Sheet: 15 x 18.7 cm (5 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1329

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: elaborate rooftops of tall Manhattan buildings; verso: boats and buildings along shore

Inscription

Recto, L.L.: NY. 1903; verso: Bay-Head; Sunday 14.03

Provenance

By 1953, John Levy Galleries, New York; 1953, sold by John Levy Galleries to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 14, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875