Flower Sketch (Made on the Brandywine River, Pennsylvania)

Object Number: 
1953.269
Date: 
1810
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 19 x 10.8 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower, ink: "fleur dessinee sur les Bords du Brandy Wine/le 6 7bre 1810..."
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed below plant in brown ink: "fleur déssiné sûr les Bords du Brandy-wine / le. 6 7bre 1810.. / Couleur violet tendre les Etamines Jeannes / ainsi que le Pistil les feuilles d'un verd tend[cut] / ou La Dit un tès bon -- fébrifuge."
Description: 
Plant study
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group