Washington's Headquarters, Morristown, New Jersey

19th century
M. A. Witt (American, 19th century)


Dimensions

Sheet: 34.8 x 51.5 cm (13 11/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1865

Medium or Technique

Black and white sandpaper drawing

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- sandpaper. White colonial house behind fence, flanked by trees

Inscription

Lower center: Washington's Head Quarters, Morristown, New Jersey.

Signed

Lower right: M. A. Witt

Provenance

By 1948, Old Print Shop, New York; 1948, sold by Old Print Shop to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875