Portrait of Commodore Vanderbilt

1865
Joseph (Giuseppe) Fagnani (Italian (active in the United States), 1819–1873)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 278

Dimensions

Sheet: 14 x 9.6 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.274

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Bust portrait, head to left. Slight sketch of a head on verso.

Inscription

On old mount in pen and ink: Sketch of Commodore Vanderbilt, take from life, NewYork 1865, by Joseph Fagnani; in graphite: my mother's writing / C.P.F.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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