Trees Rising above House Rooftops

1904
John M. August Will (American, 1834–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 22.2 x 25.4 cm (8 3/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1334

Medium or Technique

Graphite on tan paper, squared in graphite

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Should be L-TL 8413.8
Drawn on verso of a mailing postmarked 1904 (advertising a ten volume edition of Edgar Allan Poe’s works)

Inscription

Lower center: monogram AW June 14. Upper right corner: V in a circle

Signed

Lower center: monogram AW

Provenance

By 1953, John Levy Galleries, New York; 1953, sold by John Levy Galleries 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