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Identification and Creation
Object Number
8.1955.73
People
Washington Allston, American (Georgetown, SC 1779 - 1843 Cambridge, MA)
Title
Tree, for "Titania's Court;" verso: Two Sailboats in a Stormy Sea
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Study of group of trees; verso: ship at sea
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1819
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305646
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on ivory wove paper
Dimensions
22.8 x 17.8 cm (9 x 7 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, l.r., graphite: 139
Provenance
To the artist's wife Martha Dana Allston at his death, 1843; to the Washington Allston Trust, 1862.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Loan from The Washington Allston Trust
Object Number
8.1955.73
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, "The Drawings of Washington Allston: A Catalogue Raisonné" (Ph.D. Diss., Harvard University, 1977), no. 138B, reproduced in b/w fig. 379; verso, no. 186, fig. 475

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