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Sketchbook

Inscription

A few identifications by the artist; some in pen by his daughter HHPlowden who dated the album

Marks

Annotated inside front cover in pen and black ink: PROPERTY OF HELEN HASELTINE PLOWDEN - ASPLEY GUISE BEDS. = 1926; in pen and blue ink: one of the earliest sketch books: probably 1856-

Provenance

Helen Haseltine Plowden, daughter of the artist. Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA September 13, 1978

Credit Line

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

about 1856

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Bound book: 13.7 x 21.5 cm (5 3/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.368

Medium or Technique

Graphite and charcoal on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings, Sketchbooks