Sketchbook 3

1817
Alvan Fisher (American, 1792–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Binding boards: 24.6 x 19.5 cm (9 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.362

Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and ink, brush and wash, charcoal, and watercolor on paper Leaves bound in marbled boards

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

42 leaves. Studies, mostly landscapes. Contains two loose leaves with notes for painting and landscape entitled “Fancy’s sketch.”

Inscription

Inscribed on flyleaf in graphite, pen and brown ink: 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