Beginning of a Letter, between 1801 and 1848

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Pen and brown ink on beige wove paper

  • Sheet: 5 5/16 × 7 7/8 inches (13.5 × 20 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

39.62.B

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Inscription, pencil, upper central: My dear sir, Mr. Barnard who is the bearer of this as a friend of an old friend of mine and an American scarcely needs an in (end)

(Florence Cole Vincent)

1939-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Thomas Cole, Beginning of a Letter, between 1801 and 1848, pen and brown ink on beige wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.62.B.