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Sketchbook of 1837–38


Inscribed on fly leaf in graphite: Rue de Grenelle faubourg St. Germani No 121.; in pen and ink: Rechid bey Ambassadeur de la Sublime Porte Paaris. / Arabic inscription. A few drawings dated 1837, 1838, and notes.


Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I. by January 1960; his Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 355


Album: 27.8 x 22.6 cm (10 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Graphite; 12 studies on various colored leaves, 22 sketches on white paper mounted down; bound in imitation stamped black leather, moire end papers


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