Niagara Falls (recto and verso)

Alvan Fisher (American, 1792–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 298

Dimensions

Image: 26.4 x 38.7 cm (10 3/8 x 15 1/4 in.); Sheet: 30.5 x 43.5 cm (12 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.278

Medium or Technique

Recto: Gray wash over graphite pencil on paper; verso: graphite pencil

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Large boulder in foreground; steep banks right. Goat Island above falls in distance left. Folded sheet with another view in graphite pencil on verso.

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