(Recto): Sonafee(?) Lake; (Verso): Road through houses

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 14.4 x 25.7 cm (5 11/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.103.16

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: Lake painted in white wash surrounded by pencil drawing of shore and trees. Verso: Homes along a dirt road.

Inscription

Inscribed with graphite.
Recto upper left: S.L.
Recto, upper right: Sonafee (?)
Verso, upper left: J.P.N

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