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Arlington House, Va.

1853
Benson John Lossing (American, 1813–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.8 x 24.1 cm (7 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1973.355

Medium or Technique

Graphite and wash on blue-gray paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Large house with pillared portico.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in graphtie: ...ngton House, Va. / ... 1853 (cut off at left); at right in pen and ink: The building is brick, covered with white stucco. / Columns heavy Doric, also of brick and stuccoed. / A forest in the rear / Stands on the brow of a hill; bottom center in pencil: Arlington House.

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973

Credit Line

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