Trees at Franconia Notch, 1828

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Graphite pencil on off-white wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 14 5/8 × 10 1/2 inches (37.1 × 26.7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Graphite
  • Wove paper
  • Trees
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Drawing
  • White mountains
  • Hudson river school

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Marks, in red, lower left: 39.196-aa Marks, lower left:39.196.18a

Inscribed: [notations throughout]


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

Published References

Cole, T. "Sketch of my tour to the White Mountains with Mr. Pratt." Bulletin of the DIA 66, 1 (1990): p. 32 (fig. 18).

Rights Status

Thomas Cole, Trees at Franconia Notch, 1828, graphite pencil on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.196.18A.