Washington, D. C. Potomac River: bank and bridge

September 15, 1850
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.3 x 19.7 cm (4 13/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1709

Medium or Technique

Graphite on laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Steep bank and bridge on the river. Drawing is from sketchbook of 1850-1853

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in graphite: Potomac Bridge / Washington D.C. / Sept. 15. 1850
Annotated upper right corner in graphite: 23

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