Starrucca Vale with train crossing viaduct

Starucca vale; train, center

October 15, 1853
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 208


Sheet: 30.0 x 47.0 cm (11 13/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Graphite and gray wash with white watercolor on paper touched

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



A more distant view of the viaduct, with train crossing form right. Bend of river in foreground and bridge. Background of hills.


LR in graphite: Starrucca vale / Oct 15th 1853; scattered notes


By 1949, Mrs. Constance Mead, Flossmoor, Illinois; 1951, sold by Mrs. Mead to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1952, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 13, 1952)

Credit Line

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