Study for "Fisherman and Mermaid" mural project, Brooklyn Museum

Profile Head of a Bearded Man

about 1894
Elihu Vedder (American, 1836–1923)


Dimensions

Sheet: 31.6 x 23.8 cm (12 7/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.441

Medium or Technique

Black chalk with white chalk on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study for Brooklyn Museum mural that was never realized

Inscription

LC in graphite pencil: E. Vedder study for Fisherman & Mermaid / Brooklyn Museum

Markings

Watermark: CF and flower bud

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 14, 1960

Credit Line

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