Sketches of Lower Tree Trunks: Trees

about 1852
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.3 x 18.8 cm (11 15/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1972.832

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study of plants, trees, the bases of tree trunks, a log, and a single-massed sailboat without its sail.

Inscription

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.

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA September 13, 1972

Credit Line

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