Plants and Marinos (?)

1848
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.8 x 37.8 cm (10 9/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1972.820

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: Study of vine-like plants. Verso: sketch of a few leaves.

Inscription

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

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA September 13, 1972

Credit Line

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