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Bowery Theatre

1836
(William Thompson) Russell Smith (American (born in Scottland), 1812–1896)


Catalogue Raisonné

not in Karolik cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 28.6 cm (8 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.675

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

verso: Notes in pen of Moscow Bridge; clipping from New York Transcript regarding fire in theatre, May 1828

Inscription

Lower center in pen: Sept. 23rd 1836 lower center in pencil: Bowery Theatre: on verso various inscriptions

Provenance

Bequest of Barbara Boylston Bean, Boston to MFA September 8, 1976

Credit Line

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