Sketch of Monument Rock near Sand Beach, Mount Desert, 1844

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Graphite pencil on off-white wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 9 3/4 × 16 inches (24.8 × 40.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

39.269

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Rocks
  • Sketch
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing
  • Hudson river school

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, throughout: [notations]

Provenance

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

Published References

Carr, G. "Master and Pupil: Drawings by Thomas Cole and Frederic Church." Bulletin of the DIA, 66,1 (1990): p. 58 (fig. 19).

Rights Status

Thomas Cole, Sketch of Monument Rock near Sand Beach, Mount Desert, 1844, graphite pencil on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.269.