Washington, D.C. Canal
September 21, 1850
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 12.2 x 19.9 cm (4 13/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil on paper
Not On View
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.
Inscribed lower right: Canal - Washington D.C. Sept. 21. 1850
Blind stamp upper left corner: LONDON SUPER FINE
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875