Sketchbook 2

1817
Alvan Fisher (American, 1792–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Binding boards: 24.7 x 17.5 cm (9 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.361

Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and ink, and brush with wash; sketchbook with 37 leaves, bound in marbled boards

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Studies, many of river landscapes, possibly Hudson River.

Inscription

In pen and brown ink on flyleaf, u.r.: Alvin (sic.) Fisher / Boston / 1817

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA September 13, 1978

Credit Line

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