Sketch book, New York State

1853
Edwin Whitefield (American (born in England), 1816–1892)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 730 figure150

Dimensions

Sheets: 25.6 x 33.7 cm (10 1/16 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2522

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite, with pen and black ink, on moderately thick, dark cream wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Sketchbooks

46 leaves (incl. 2 blank) and 2 lists. Drawings chiefly of New York State in pen, graphite pencil and watercolor, the first, on 1b, marked Hornellsville (graphite pencil). Paper boards, gilded green morocco back.

Inscription

Signed inside front cover in graphite: Edwin Whitefield / Wonkers / Westchester Co. / N. Y.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875