Sketches of Lower Tree Trunks: Trees
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 30.3 x 18.8 cm (11 15/16 x 7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on paper
Not On View
Study of plants, trees, the bases of tree trunks, a log, and a single-massed sailboat without its sail.
Inscribed below center: note to Jone's; along lower right edge: I think you will find this drole (something illegible). Identification and color reference inscribed lower right next to plant study.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA September 13, 1972
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875