Requires Photography

Sketchbook

1848
Robert Matthew Sully (American, 1803–1855)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheets: 13.3 x 17.3 cm (5 1/4 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.373

Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor on 13 leaves of paper, bound in green paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Studies of heads, figures, a blue heron, and landscapes. One loose vignetted watercolor of two female heads.

Inscription

Inscribed on front cover in pen and ink: R.M. Sully / Montgomery Alabama / Augst. 5th 1848

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