Preparatory drawing for an illustration to "The Watering Place," poem by Tom Tayler
Birket Foster (English, 1825–1899)
Sheet: 19.7 x 16 cm (7 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen and brown ink, and graphite pencil on paper
Not On View
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
l.r. in brown ink: BF (monogram); verso in brown ink: "The Watering Place"
Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund