(Recto): Haverstraw Bay; (Verso): Rail bridge

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 335

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.4 x 25.8 cm (5 11/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.103.1

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash, heightened with white watercolor 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: Landscape with the river and bay. Hills in distance. Verso: covered bridge and trees.

Inscription

Inscribed on recto in graphite upper right: Haverstraw Bay / for (something illegible) sketch; on verso in graphite: Croton

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