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Two sketches: A Garden Fence and Awning and A Cove, Seen from a High Bank

John Appleton Brown (American, 1844–1902)


Top Image: 11.1 x 11.4cm (4 3/8 x 4 1/2in.) Bottom Image: 6.6 x 11.4cm (2 5/8 x 4 1/2in.)

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Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and chinese white on blue-gray paper

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



one mounted in the lower margin of the other:
a) A garden fence and awning.
4 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.
b) A cove, seen from a high bank.
2 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.


Inscribed, signed, and dated in upper margin of gray-green mount: Miss Hodges/ with kind regards of/ J. Appleton Brown/ June 79
Verses in lower margin: " Sea-Shore"/ Behold the sea/The opaline, the plentiful and strong,/ Yet beautiful as is the rose of June."


L. Aaron Lebowich, Boston, MA; gift to MFA, April 13, 1950.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich