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Study of a Tree Trunk; from disassembled Cummings album

Object Number: 
1979.43
Date: 
c. 1818-28
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 8 1/2 in. ( 18.7 x 21.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "W. G. Wall" inscription: on back: "sketch by Mr. Wall"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "W G Wall."; verso inscribed at lower left: "Sketch by Mr. Wall"
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
This sketch came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Whitney Hartshorne
Provenance: 
Thomas Seir Cummings, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group