Preparatory drawing for an illustration to "The Watering Place," poem by Tom Tayler

about 1863
Birket Foster (English, 1825–1899)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 16 cm (7 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.1991

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink, and graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Man with three horses at stream under trees, preparatory drawing for an illustration to “The Watering Place,” a poem by Tom Tayler. The illustration was published in Birket Foster’s “Pictures of English Landscape,” London: George Routledge & Sons, 1863, p.XIII

Inscription

l.r. in brown ink: BF (monogram); verso in brown ink: "The Watering Place"

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund