The Birchen Shade

1864
Alfred Thompson Bricher (American, 1837–1908)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 88

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.8 x 11.5 cm (7 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

60.405

Medium or Technique

Graphite heightened with white on gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

A young woman seated along a stream under a birch tree.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left : Feb. 7-/64; lower right: "The Birchen Shade" / Burns

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