View of Boston Harbor and Islands

1800–99
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 18.7 x 30.7 cm (7 3/8 x 12 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1871

Medium or Technique

Brush and brown wash over graphite on paper

Not On View

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Classifications

Drawings

View out over harbor with many low lying islands

Inscription

Upper right: in pen and brown ink, "Boston"; in pencil, "mount"

Provenance

By 1948, Victor Spark, New York; 1949, sold by Spark to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 2006)

Credit Line

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