Ruins of Fort Putnam, Near West Point on Hudson

Robert Walter Weir (American, 1803–1889)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 716

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.7 x 48.6 cm (14 1/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.297

Medium or Technique

Crayon and watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Academic Drawing. Ruined fort with steps center, and two arched entrances right, light shining through broken walls left; glimpse of water beyond.

Inscription

LR in pen and ink: Robt. W. Weir

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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