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A Balcony; Boats at Anchor


Inscribed below: Basle August 20th 1842 Verso, annotated in pen and blue ink: Swiss no 5


Grace Casilear Burr, granddaughter of the artist; gift of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints, 1800-1875, November 13, 1952

Credit Line

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

August 20, 1842

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 106

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Graphite heightened with white; the boats touched with colored crayons and green watercolor, on pale gray paper


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