Tobacco Blossom

Plant (tobacco) with blossom. July 24, 1850.

1850
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Dimensions

Sheet: 31 x 47.3 cm (12 3/16 x 18 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1525

Medium or Technique

graphite pencil and wash heightened with white on tan paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

close-up of flowering tobacco plant

Inscription

July 24th, 1850

Provenance

By 1950, Thomas D. Williams, Litchfield, CT; 1950, sold by Litchfield to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 3, 2006)

Credit Line

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