The Elysian Fields

1833–66
Benson John Lossing (American, 1813–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.8 x 17.6 cm (9 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.356

Medium or Technique

Graphite, brush and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two figures strolling down a path among trees. In the distance, a pier extends out onto a river with two figures standing on it.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in pen and ink: B.J. Lossing / Del.; bottom center: The Elysian Fields

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973

Credit Line

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