Washington, D.C. Canal

September 21, 1850
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 19.9 cm (4 13/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1711

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

Men seated at left. Men poling a flat-bottomed boat in middleground across the canal; bridge in background. Drawing is from sketchbook of 1850-1853.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right: Canal - Washington D.C. Sept. 21. 1850

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