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Sketchbook of 1837–38

Inscription

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.

Provenance

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

1837–38

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 355

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

61.360

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

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings, Albums