Sketchbook of Galveston, Texas, 1876

1876
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Academic) 059

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.6 x 17 cm (3 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2520

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Academic anonymous sketch book. 37 leaves. Pencil drawings, chiefly of water-front figures and scenes, the first marked Galveston Texas. Dec. 5th 1876. Bound in brown boards, cloth cover with black morocco back. Probably by same hand as 53.2521.

Inscription

On fly-leaf: in graphite: Galveston, Texas./ Dec. 5th 1876; Printed label of Pettes & Laethe, Importers of Artists' Materials, St. Louis.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875