Plants and Marinos (?)
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 26.8 x 37.8 cm (10 9/16 x 14 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on paper
Not On View
Recto: Study of vine-like plants. Verso: sketch of a few leaves.
Inscribed center right: white vines a large / leaf, the color in sunlight, yellow / but in shade, cool greyish yellow. / a small yellow flower / is growing among the plants, and / a very pale purple over / the yellow one is really seen as small / touches of cherry col.
Lower left : J.F. Cropsey 1848 Plants and Marinos
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA September 13, 1972
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875