The Lighthouse

1854–60
Albert Van Beest (American (born in Holland), 1820–1860)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 687

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.4 x 40.3 cm (9 5/8 x 15 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.708

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

House with lighthouse tower on rock off shore right. Yachts in full sail across background. Cows on shore in foreground. (near New Bedford?)

Inscription

LL in wash: A Van Beest

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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