City House, Front Elevation (Four-storey house)

Dated 1873
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karoliik cat. vol. 1, no. 219, fig. 62

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.9 x 44.5 cm (22 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1601

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite, with pen and red and black ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Four stories, with bay window and balcony. Artist’s initials and date used as decoration on either side of bay window.

Inscription

Signed and dated lower right in black ink: J. F. Cropsey, 1873. Notes in graphite, red and black ink.

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, 1866

Provenance

The artist's daugher; Kennedy & Co., NY; purchased for MFA by Maxim Karolik Nov. 13, 1952

Credit Line

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