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Young Hickory, 1823

  • Thomas Cole, American, 1801-1848

Graphite pencil on off-white wove paper

  • Sheet: 9 1/2 × 8 inches (24.1 × 20.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund



Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Inscribed, titled, dated at bottom: Young Hickory May 1823

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

Barringer, Tim, et al. Picturesque and Sublime: Thomas Cole's Trans-Atlantic Inheritance. Exh. cat., Thomas Cole National Historic Site. Catskill, 2018, pp. 58-59 (fig. 50).

Thomas Cole, Young Hickory, 1823, graphite pencil on off-white wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 39.107.A.