Sketch for a Window

John La Farge (American, 1835–1910)


Dimensions

Sight: 21.5 x 17.5 cm (8 7/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.27

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

Top in artist's hand: A.68; in right upper margin: Try reversing this/ green next to red/ white outside/ you make it on/ a separate piece/ and put over; in bottom margin: - Outside - Antique green/ Next narrow band/ - Next band white opal, solid, with blue-green crack'd jade/ - these borders as at present - ie. dark red stick purple with a narrow band of yellow each side/ Scale 1"= 1'-

Provenance

Henry Lee Higginson, Boston; acquired January 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson