Hope Deferred Maketh the Heart Sick, 1828

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Graphite pencil on off-white wove paper

  • Framed: Image: 3 3/8 × 4 1/8 inches (8.6 × 10.5 cm) Sheet: 8 × 9 3/4 inches (20.3 × 24.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

39.368

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing
  • Marine (visual work)
  • Hudson river school

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, on sheet, bottom center: Hope deferred maketh the heart sick | [illegible notations]

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Thomas Cole, Hope Deferred Maketh the Heart Sick, 1828, graphite pencil on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.368.