Willey House, White Mountain 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

39.196.11B

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Marks, in red, lower left: 39.196-o Marks, lower left: 39.196.11b

Inscribed: [notations throughout]

Provenance

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

Published References

Ruskin, J. "Thomas Cole and the White Mountains." Bulletin of the DIA 66, 1 (1990): p. 24 (fig. 11).

Rights Status

Thomas Cole, Willey House, White Mountain Notch, 1828, graphite pencil on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.196.11B.