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Portrait of Commodore Vanderbilt

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Inscription

On old mount in pen and ink: Sketch of Commodore Vanderbilt, take from life, NewYork 1865, by Joseph Fagnani; in graphite: my mother's writing / C.P.F.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

1865

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 278

Dimensions

Sheet: 14 x 9.6 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.274

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

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