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Castel Fusano, Ostia

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Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on blue paper laid on board
inscription: upper left, black crayon: "#26" inscription: lower left, graphite: "No 26 Boston" inscription: lower right, graphite: "William Stanley Haseltine 1835-1900" inscription: lower right, mixed media: "Property of Helen Haseltine Plowden -/24 [b
Reverse of board inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Property of Helen Haseltine Plowden -- / Dawnedge -- Aspley Guise -- Bletchley / Castel Fusano, Ostia -- / -- (compare with 132 of signed / series;) a very different building. -- / Size 15 in x 22 in."
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This work relates to the oil painting, Castle of Ostia Seen From the Pine Forest of Castel Fusano, purchased by the Historical Society along with the watercolor. Provenance: Helen Haseltine Plowden, Dawnedge, Aspley Guise, Bletchley, England, to; Sotheby's Arcade Auctions, American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, Sale #1410, Friday, September 25, 1992, Lot #128, Castel Fusano Ostia, $2,500., to; The New-York Historical Society, Purchase, Bryan Fund.
Credit Line: 
Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group