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Live Oaks near Sacramento

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Inscription

Recto LL monogrammed in black wash with the tip of the brush: HF... Later inscriptions or marks: On remnant of old mount attached to verso of vendor’s mount in graphite pencil: By Harry Fenn / Near Sacremento CA

Provenance

Spanierman Gallery, New York, NY; purchased by MFA, June 2000.

Credit Line

Given in honor of Sue Welsh Reed by her colleagues and friends

1870–79

Object Place

California

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 29.2cm (9 1/16 x 11 1/2 in.) Framed: 45.1 x 51.4 cm (17 3/4 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.768

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink with brush and brown, gray, and black wash and white opaque watercolor over black chalk on paper

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