Town House, Brooklyn
Karolik cat. no 695, fig. 146
Image: 50.6 x 34.3 cm (19 15/16 x 13 1/2 in.) Sheet: 56.7 x 40.3 cm (22 5/16 x 15 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor on paper
Not On View
3-story stone house with railed steps, Gothic arches over windows and door. View of garden and trees beyond bay windows right.
Presumed to be architects’s drawing for house of Charles S. Kimball who probably only occupied it a few years. It is said that the house was located at 189 Columbia Heights; it no longer stands. (Info from Miss Edna Huntington, Long Island Historical Society)
LL margin in graphite in later hand: Town house in Columbia Street Brooklyn / (C.S. Kimball)/ Vaux and Withers, Architects. 1866-; right: Corner of Columbia Heights / & Clark Street.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 14, 1960
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875