Washington, D. C., Houses and Valley

June 1850
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 19.7 cm (4 13/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1693

Medium or Technique

Graphite on laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Houses and picket fences in foreground, hills and trees in background. Drawing is from sketchbook of 1850-1853.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left: Washington D.C. / June /50

Markings

Blind stamp upper left corner: LONDON SUPER FINE

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875