The Waters Subsiding after the Deluge

1758–1820
Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820)


Dimensions

22.9 x 32.2 cm (9 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.598

Medium or Technique

Oil sketch in neutral brown and gray, on light blue paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

John Hubbard Sturgis (1834-1888); Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis (daughters of the John Hubbard Sturgis); gift to MFA, December 10, 1942.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of John Hubbard Sturgis by his daughters, Miss Frances C. Sturgis, Miss Mabel R. Sturgis, Mrs. William Haynes-Smith (Alice Maud Sturgis), and Miss Evelyn R. Sturgis