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Sketchbook of 1828 and 1841

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Inscription

Inscribed on fly leaf in graphite: Henry Pratt / Boston 1828 / Sketch Book / Respectfully dedicated to / SAL Johnson and her / adored Thomas Cole Esqr / Artist ... Notes in other hands; Notes inscribed throughout.

Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Alice S. Robinson, great-granddaughter of the artist. Maxim Karolik, Newport; 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

1828–41

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 614

Dimensions

Leaves: 19.5 x 12 cm (7 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.) Binding boards: 20 x 12.6 x 1.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.361

Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and ink; bound in marbled paper boards

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings, Sketchbooks