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

Object Number: 
X.443bb
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 )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in charcoal: 'Dec 5th /62"
Description: 
Cityscape
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
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