Sketchbook

about 1856
William Stanley Haseltine (American, 1835–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Bound book: 13.7 x 21.5 cm (5 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.368

Medium or Technique

Graphite and charcoal on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Bound in black boards, cover stamped “Album.” 38 leaves with drawings. Mostly landscapes of Italy (Naples, Rome, Lago Maggiore, Vesuvius, etc.)

Inscription

A few identifications by the artist; some in pen by his daughter HHPlowden who dated the album

Markings

Annotated inside front cover in pen and black ink: PROPERTY OF HELEN HASELTINE PLOWDEN - ASPLEY GUISE BEDS. = 1926; in pen and blue ink: one of the earliest sketch books: probably 1856-

Provenance

Helen Haseltine Plowden, daughter of the artist. 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