(Recto): Crow's Nest; (Verso): Sketch of a tree

1839–78
Robert Havell, Jr. (American (born in England), 1793–1878)


Dimensions

Sheet: 14.3 x 25.7 cm (5 5/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.103.6

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash, white heightening, on gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

One of thirty-nine unbound leaves from Sketchbook of the Hudson River and New England. Recto: White sailboat in front of mountainside. Verso: Loose sketch of a tree.

Inscription

Inscribed on recto, upper right in graphite: Crow's Nest

Provenance

By 1959, Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1959, gift of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 12, 1959)

Credit Line

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