Hour of Trial
The Trying Hour
Francis William Edmonds (American, 1806–1863)
Karolik cat. no 657
Sheet: 27.3 x 39.7 cm (10 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil, brown wash on light blue paper, touched with white and scratched for highlighs
Not On View
Academic Drawing. Drawing done for the Sketching Club. Napoleon standing on deck looking at shore.
LR in ink: Hour of Trial / F.W. Edmonds
UR in graphite: title / and Edmonds for Co. .
Verso in graphite: ... for Cole
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875