On the Susquehanna

July 30, 1861
Artist David Johnston Kennedy (American (born in Scotland), 1816–1898)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 441

Dimensions

Sheet: 15 x 25.1 cm (5 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.771

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Cliff in middle distance left; fishing obat with weine in foreground.

Inscription

Inscribed in pen and ink on verso: The Susquehanna at Northumberland Pa. / July 30. 1861; below left in pen and ink: Sketched by D. J. K.; inscribed on mount in pen and ink: ON the Susquehanna River at Northumberland Pa. sketched July 1861.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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