Palmero, Sicily, from the Ancient Saracen Tower of the Zisa, 1842

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Graphite pencil heightened with white chalk on green gray wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 10 3/8 × 14 5/8 inches (26.4 × 37.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

39.418

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Chalk
  • Graphite
  • Wove paper
  • Mountain
  • Cityscape
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing
  • Palermo
  • Hudson river school

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed: [notations throughout]

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Thomas Cole, Palmero, Sicily, from the Ancient Saracen Tower of the Zisa, 1842, graphite pencil heightened with white chalk on green gray wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.418.