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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1917.196
People
Felix Octavius Carr Darley, American (Philadelphia PA 1822 - 1888 Claymont DE)
Title
Crossing the Ice, for James Fenimore Cooper's "Satanstoe"
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305985
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray and black wash over graphite on heavy off-white wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 40.2 x 35.5 cm (15 13/16 x 14 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: gray wash, l.l.: F. O. C. Darley fecit
  • inscription: lower edge, graphite, badly faded: "Cross it we did, my delicate companion being / as much sustained by my supporting arm / as by her own resolution." / Satanstoe / Page 249
  • watermark: J. Whatman / Turkey Mill
Provenance
Mrs. Andrew Ingraham, Cambridge MA, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1917.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Andrew Ingraham
Accession Year
1917
Object Number
1917.196
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Works of Darley, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, 05/05/1978 - 06/18/1978

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