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Ruins of the Torre dei Schiavi in the Roman Campagna, Italy

Ruins of the Torre dei Schiavi in the Roman Campagna, Italy
Title
Ruins of the Torre dei Schiavi in the Roman Campagna, Italy
Date 
1862
Medium 
Watercolor, brown ink, graphite, and charcoal with touches of gouache on two sheets of brown paper from a disassembled sketchbook, from a disassembled album
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 19 in. ( 14 x 48.3 cm ) mat: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm )
Description 
Cityscape
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
X.443bb
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower right in charcoal: 'Dec 5th /62"
Gallery Label 
The album in which this sketch was received is inscribed on the flyleaf, "Sketches made by/Thomas H. Hotchkiss/Rome, Italy." Hotchkiss and Lucy Durand Woodman, the mother of Nora D. Woodman, were friends; moreover, similar inscriptions appear on other items presented by Miss Woodman to the Society. She is therefore assumed to be the donor.
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