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The Glebe

August 1843
Artist Thaddeus H. Lane (American, active in 1843)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 493


Sheet: 21.4 x 28.7 cm (8 7/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Goat on a rock in the foreground left; cows right; house center, beyond a wall. On Narrow River Roads, S. Kingston, R.I., near Mooresfield. Home of James McSparran, rector of St. Paul’s Church (the Old Narragansett Church). In this house, said to have been built about 1690, John Smibert and Dean Berkeley were often entertained.


Inscribed on verso in graphite: Sketch (out door) U S Coast Survey / View from Mc Sparrans Hill R I. / August 1843 / Thads H Lane


Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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