View of New London, Connecticut.

1840–60
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1174, fig 273 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 52.9 x 70.8 cm (20 13/16 x 27 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2506

Medium or Technique

Black and White chalk on gray-blue prepared paper (sandpaper)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- sandpaper. Copy of wood engraving by H.B., 1854 or 1855

Inscription

On verso stamped: Exposition universelle, de 1855 / Mention honorable / Papier-Carbon anti-ponce p. le Pastel. / Papier-Toile Verres et Emerises p. polir./ p.l. brevete, a bolbec, seine infre

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1948

Credit Line

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