Distance Lost in the Mist
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 18.2 x 8.2 cm (7 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on paper
Not On View
Recto: three vertical sketches. Top is a sketch of a group of buildings with a donkey. Middle sketch is the entrance gate to an estate with trees. Bottom is sketch of stairs. Verso: horizontal misty landscape decribed by the title.
Inscribed on recto below top sketch at left: J. F. Cropsey; right: 1847
Inscribed on verso top right: Distance lost in mist; bottom right: J.F.C. / Sept 1847
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA September 13, 1972
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875