Purple Flower; Shrine and Kneeling Figure; Man, 1832

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Graphite pencil on off-white wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 8 3/4 × 12 3/8 inches (22.2 × 31.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

39.565.123

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Shrine
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing
  • Hudson river school

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, top left center: purple flower

Provenance

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

Rights Status

Thomas Cole, Purple Flower; Shrine and Kneeling Figure; Man, 1832, graphite pencil on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.565.123.