Rocks and Ferns

1865
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 216

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.7 x 30.8 cm (9 5/16 x 12 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1656

Medium or Technique

Graphite with brown, green, and white washes on buff laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Recto: Study of rocks and ferns. Verso: graphite sketches of trees.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right: J.F.C. / 1865

Markings

Watermark: shield with caduceus and EB

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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