Afternoon View of the Roman Campagna with the Claudian Aqueduct in the Distance, Italy; verso: sketch of ruins in the Roman Campagna

Object Number: 
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite; graphite, on paper from a disassembled album
Overall: 5 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. ( 13 x 20 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
date: lower center: "afternoon [Jan 2nd?] / 61"
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "afternoon Ju[?] 3rd / 61"
Gallery Label: 
The album in which this sketch was received is inscribed on the flyleaf, "Sketches made by/Thomas H. Hotchkiss/Rome, Italy." Hotchkiss and Lucy Durand Woodman, the mother of Nora D. Woodman, were friends; moreover, similar inscriptions appear on other items presented by Miss Woodman to the Society. She is therefore assumed to be the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Estate of Thomas Hiram Hotchkiss; Asher B. durand and Family; Lucy Durand Woodman, Orange, New Jersey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group