Potomac Bridge, Washington, D.C.
September 15, 1850
Seth Eastman (American, 1808–1875)
Karolik (1962) cat. 268
Sheet: 12.2 x 19.8 cm (4 13/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on laid paper
Not On View
Man in foreground with a hat and a pipe leaning against a wooden post. Double masted sailboat sailing through the open Potomac Bridge. Another sailboat right. Drawing is from sketchbook of 1850-1875.
Inscribed lower left: Potomac Bridge / Washington D.C. Setp. 15th 1850
Annotated upper right: 37
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875