Letter to Martin Johnson Heade, October 28, 1867

October 28 1867
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Sheet: 20 x 26.5 cm (7 7/8 x 10 7/16 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 includes a sketch of hunter rejoicing and dog prancing with glee; verso, two more pages text


Cambridge Oct 28 / 1867 / Monday / My dear Heade / I recd your letter on Saturday...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