Figures in Classical Landscape, 18th or 19th century

  • Thomas Birch, American, 1779-1851

Pen and brush and brown ink over graphite pencil on light tan wove paper mounted to second piece of tan wove paper

  • Sheet: 8 × 11 13/16 inches (20.3 × 30 cm) Mount: 12 1/4 × 16 7/16 inches (31.1 × 41.8 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton

75.116

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Architecture
  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Figures (representations)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing

Signed, in brush and brown ink, lower left edge: Thos. Birch

Inscribed, on mount, in graphite pencil, upper right: Original Sketch | by | Thos. Birch Inscribed, lower right: Original drawing by Thos. Birch | presented to me by Geo. R. Bonfield | August 1866

1975-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Thomas Birch, Figures in Classical Landscape, 18th or 19th century, pen and brush and brown ink over graphite pencil on light tan wove paper mounted to second piece of tan wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton, 75.116.