Sketchbook

1857–1908
Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837–1908)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Leaves: 21.0 x 17.1 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.355

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Ruled sketchbook, includes 37 Marine studies of the New England coast, usually 2 to a page on 21 leaves. Also includes some notes for paintings. Several additional pages are blank. Bound in red boards. Glued to the inside of the front cover, in 2 pieces, is a cut out poem entitled, “The Two Mysteries.”

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