View over Port Richmond toward Newark

1846
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Dimensions

Sheet: 28.2 x 41.9 cm (11 1/8 x 16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1520

Medium or Technique

graphite pencil on cream paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

wooded foreground with occasional houses, river in middle distance, hills in background

Inscription

Lower center: J. F. Cropsey / July 25 1846 and various notes including "Port Richmond" and "Newark"

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