Letter to Martin Johnson Heade, Nov 1867

November 1867
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)

Catalogue Raisonné

See MFA Karolik drawings cat. (1962) pp. 132-133


Sheet: 18.5 x 25.2 cm (7 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink on paper

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Letter to M.J. Heade from F.O.C. Darley: Recto one page text; verso two pages text with sketch of discouraged hunter and dog and another of a man (Heade) embracing a globe of the world


Cambridge Nov / 1867 / My dear Heade / I feel myself bound to place the big draws in Putnam's hands...Embrace the world for me / Ever yours, F. O. C. Darley


By 1948, William Macbeth, New York; 1948, sold by Macbeth to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 13, 2007)

Credit Line

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