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Sketch of Four Palm Trees; verso: partial male profile; from disassembled Cummings album

Sketch of Four Palm Trees; verso: partial male profile; from disassembled Cummings album
Title
Sketch of Four Palm Trees; verso: partial male profile; from disassembled Cummings album
Date 
c. 1828
Medium 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 in. ( 10.8 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Landscape detail
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Whitney Hartshorne
Object Number 
1979.51
Marks 
signature: lower left:"Cole" inscription: lower right: "Reed St. Friday Evening"
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "Cole."; inscribed at lower right: "Reed St. Friday Evening"
Gallery Label 
This sketch came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists.
Provenance 
Collection of Thomas Seir Cummings (1804-1894)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group