The White House, Washington

The President's House, Washington from the River Potomac

1853
Constantine Herzberg (American (born in Leipzig), 1833–1919)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12 x 18 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.); Mount: 13.5 x 19.5 cm (5 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1288

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Creative copy of W. H. Bartlett engraving

Inscription

On mount, lower left: Herzberg's title; at right: signature, and date

Signed

Lower right on mount: C. Herzberg 1853

Provenance

By 1949, David Hollander, Yonkers, New York; 1949, sold by Hollander to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 14, 2006)

Credit Line

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