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Notes on Ruins, or the Effests of Time; slight sketch, 1832 or 1833

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Graphite pencil on off-white wove paper

  • Sheet: 15 1/2 × 9 1/4 inches (39.4 × 23.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

39.559.42

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Writing (processes)
  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Journal (account)
  • Hudson river school

Inscribed, throughout: [notations]

1939-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Thomas Cole, Notes on Ruins, or the Effests of Time; slight sketch, 1832 or 1833, graphite pencil on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.559.42.