Richmond from the James

1870–72
Harry Fenn (American, about 1838–1911)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 291, fig. 78

Dimensions

Image:27.1 x 46.8 cm (10 11/16 x 18 7/16 in.) Sheet: 35.4 x 53.3 cm (13 15/16 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

55.719

Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite pencil on tan paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Railroad bridge across river leading to city in distance.
Engraved by R. Hinshelwood for “Picturesque America” (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1872-74) between pp. 71 and 73. (kept with watercolor)

Inscription

LL in watercolor: H. Fenn

Provenance

Purchased by Maxim Karolik from Victor Spark by February, 1954 (TL 8968.3); former TL 8912 (from Spark) Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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