Layout for THE COURSE OF EMPIRE, 1833

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Pen, brown ink, and graphite pencil on off-white wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet (irregular): 9 7/8 x 13 1/8 in. (25.1 x 33.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

39.351

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Hudson river school

Provenance

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

Published References

Thomas Cole's Journey: Atlantic Crossings. Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2018, pp. 204-217, cat. 52, (ill.).

Rights Status

Thomas Cole, Layout for THE COURSE OF EMPIRE, 1833, pen, brown ink, and graphite pencil on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.351.