Sketchbook

1858
William Stanley Haseltine (American, 1835–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Bound book: 22.7 x 30 cm (8 15/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.369

Medium or Technique

Graphite, charcoal, and watercolor on assorted colors of paper Bound in marbled boards

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

26 leaves with drawings. Studies of Italy (exclusively)  Capri, Amalfi, coastlines. Also contains 19th c. photograph of Taormina. Mostly landscapes.

Inscription

Inscribed inside front cover in graphite: Wm. S. Haseltine. Rome 1858

Markings

Annotated inside front cover in pen and black ink: PROPERTY OF HELEN HASELTINE PLOWDEN / ASPLEY GUISE BEDS 1926

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