Ruins of the Claudian Aqueduct, Roman Campagna, Italy: Preparatory Drawing for "Roman Aqueduct"

Object Number: 
INV.14909
Date: 
c. 1861-62
Medium: 
Graphite and gray wash on off-white paper squared, numbered, and traced with a blunt instrument for transfer; verso rubbed with charcoal for transfer
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 17 13/16 in. (20 x 45.2 cm)
Marks: 
inscriptions: on back: "28. / T. H. Hotchkiss / Roman Campagna"
Inscriptions: 
Multiple color annotations; verso inscribed at upper left in graphite: T.H. Hotchkiss / Roman Compagna
Description: 
Landscape: Preparatory drawing for panoramic landscape dotted with ruins of ancient arcaded structures; superimposed grid and color notations.
Provenance: 
Estate of Thomas Hiram Hotchkiss; Asher B. durand and Family; Lucy Durand Woodman, Orange, New Jersey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group