The Trying Hour

Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796–1886)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik 0656

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 x 37.9 cm (10 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.279

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and brown and white wash on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Academic Drawing. Drawing done for the Sketching Club. Mother weeping over dying child.

Inscription

LR in graphite: ABD; UR: Durand for Cole

Markings

Watermark: M with laurel wreath

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift 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