Bound volume of 60 drawings in graphite, pen, wash, watercolor, and gouache by various American artists

Compiled by John Mackie Falconer (American (born in Scotland), 1820–1903)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 289


Overall: 27.5 x 34cm (10 13/16 x 13 3/8in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Full brown morocco, watered silk end-papers

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

Contains the following drawings.
1. John L. Magee, “Reading,” graphite and chinese white on green paper.
2. Charles Lanman, “On the Illinois River,” 1846, graphite.
3. Edward B. Purcell, “Roman Soldier,” wash.
4. Edward B. Purcell, “Man on Barrel,” sepia.
5. James I. Glasgow, “Fishing,” watercolor.
6. William A. Adams, “Head of a Man,” pen and ink.
7. Maria Cooley Cropsey, “Wall,” 1848, graphite.
8. John T. Peele, “Puck in the Dairy,” graphite.
9. John Birch, “House in Landscape,” watercolor.
10. Henry B. Gay, “Stream,” watercolor.
11. George Sanford, “Hoboken, N.J.,” watercolor.
12. Henry B. Gay, “Cromwell and his Daughter,” watercolor.
13. James I. Glasgow, “Battle Windmill near Prescott,” graphite.
14. Edwin White, “Girl Reading,” 1845, graphite
15. W.W. Weekes, “Painter Puzzled,” 1844, sepia.
16. Tomkins H. Matteson, “Family Scene,” pen and ink.
17. Tomkins H. Matteson, “Man Bound,” pen and ink.
18. Tomkins H. Matteson (?), “Float,” graphite.
19. Tomkins H. Matteson, “Seaside,” pen and ink.
20. W.W. Weekes, “By the Fence,” pen and ink.
21. Edward Ruggles, “Seascape,” 1845, graphite on green paper.
22. James H. Cafferty, “Buoy,” graphite on green paper.
23. James H. Cafferty, “Man in Boat,” 1845, graphite on green paper.
24. Daniel T. Glasgow, “Brook,” graphite.
25. Edwin White, “Seascape,” 1845, graphite.
26. Minard Lewis, “Castle at Sunset,” watercolor.
27. James I. Glasgow,” Pastoral,” watercolor.
28. Edward Morey, “Stream and Castle,” sepia.
29. Miss Susan Clarke, “Trees and Valley,” watercolor
30. Mrs. (Rose?) Newberry, “Boy and Cherub,” watercolor.
31. Viscountess Maria Kirkwall, “Flowers,” watercolor.
32. Sanford R. Gifford, “Putnam’s Oak,” 1853, graphite.
33. John McLenan, “Two at Cards,” graphite and wash.
34. John McLenan, “Bust of Man,” black chalk.
35. John McLenan, “Simon Suggs,” graphite and blue wash.
36. Albert Van Beest, “Bridge and Boatmen,” sepia.
37. James I. Glasgow, “Farmyard, Susquehenna, Pennsylvania,” graphite.
38. Gaspard Gobaut (?), “Occupation de Bone,” watercolor.
39. Gaspard Gobaut (?), “Petite Kabylie,” watercolor.
40. E.L.T., “Pastoral Scene,” watercolor.
41. DeWitt C. Hitchcock, “Plain of Intebuccat, Central America,” graphite and wash.
42. James I. Glasgow, “Yellow Hook, Long Island,” 1852, watercolor.
43. Landelle, “Head of Woman,” watercolor.
44. Baron Toerner, “Ponte Molle, Rome,” sepia.
45. Alfred Jones, “Hey, Hey  ,” 1856, watercolor.
46. Jasper F. Cropsey, “Tree Study,” 1847, graphite.
47. Anonymous, French 19th century, “Girl,” watercolor.
48. Christopher P. Cranch, “House,” graphite.
49. Christopher P. Cranch, “Cabin,” graphite.
50. David H. Strother, “Negro servant,” graphite heightened with white.
51. Jasper F. Cropsey, “Landscape,” 1846, graphite.
52. Owen G. Hanks, “Lake and Mountains,” watercolor.
53. John Henry Hill, “Meadow,” watercolor.
54. William T. Ranney, “Children under Umbrella,” graphite.
55. William T. Ranney, “Sleeping Dog,” graphite.
56. Thomas Edwards (?), “Festa of Madonna del Arco,” pen and graphite.
57. William Hart, ” Landscape,” graphite.
58. William Hart, “Landscape with Stream,” 1860, graphite.
59. Thomas Moran, “Boats and Shore,” sepia.
60. Samuel Colman, “Mountains at Sunrise,” watercolor.


Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

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