Portrait of John Denison Rogers
Thomas Birch (American (born in England), 1779–1851)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 11.7 x 9.2 cm (4 5/8 x 3 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite and wash on paper
Not On View
Bust profile to left. Included in matt is a paper with graphite sketch of a young woman and sail boats, with water color swatches. The paper’s width approximates that of Rogers’ portraits’ height, and is creased in such a manner as to suggest its use as a wrapper or folder for Rogers’ portrait.
On back of frame: Painted by/ Thos Birch/ No 39 Spruce St./ Philadelphia
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints, 1800-1875; September 23, 1964
Bequest of Maxim Karolik