Outlines and sketches by Washington Allston [A commemorative book]

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850

Location Note

Vertical file 4, folder OVR 121-130

GUSN

GUSN-198897

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Description

For careful description, see S.R. Koehler's catalogue of the Works of the Cheney Brothers, Boston 1891.

20 sheets [18 engraved & 2 lithographs]. Original sketches now at the Museum of Fine Arts, Dana Family Bequest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sketches
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR130OVR

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1921-03-28

Reference Code

GC002.02.130

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

15.75 x 21.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Louise Ashley, 1921

Record Details

Originator

J. & S.W. Cheney (Engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

Restrictions

Needs rebinding and some cleaning to remove pencil marks from protective sheets. There is also discoloration at the page edges. Prints are otherwise excellent.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4, folder OVR 121-130