Mont Blanc, Valley of Chamonix, August 1857, 1857

  • John W. Casilear, American, 1811-1893

Graphite heightened with white goauche on paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 12 15/16 × 10 7/16 inches (32.9 × 26.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund

49.160

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Gouache
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing
  • Chamonix-mont-blanc

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, lower right: Mount Blanc Valley of Chamonix Augs [sic] '57

Provenance

1949-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

John W. Casilear, Mont Blanc, Valley of Chamonix, August 1857, 1857, graphite heightened with white goauche on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, 49.160.