The Trying Hour

1844–46
Thomas Cole (American (born in England), 1801–1848)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 654

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.2 x 38.7 cm (10 5/16 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.277

Medium or Technique

Brush and brown and white wash over graphite pencil on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Drawing done for the Sketching Club.

Inscription

Inscribed upper right in graphite: The Trying Hour / Cole; lower right: Thos Cole

Markings

Watermark: portion of M with laurel wreath

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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