Study of Floor Tiles from the Baths of Caracalla, Rome, Italy; verso: sketch of same

Object Number: 
X.443f
Date: 
1861-62
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite; graphite; on paper from a disassembled album
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 7 3/4 in. ( 13.7 x 19.7 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower left: "Baths of Caracalla" date: lower right: "Feb 20th" ?
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Baths of Carracalla"; at lower right: "tile color"
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