Trees and Edge of Villa, Rome

May 4, 1848
Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823–1900)

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.


Sheet: 41.8 x 29.5 cm (16 7/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Graphite on ivory paper, touched with white

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Recto: Edge of a villa on the left, trees on the right and in the background. Another building edge at the far right. Verso: faint sketches.


Inscribed below right: J. F. Cropsey / Rome May 4th, 1848


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