Title Page Vignette, Folio 1 in the John Ludlow Morton Album: Landscape with Rock Inscribed with the Names of 23 Artists

Object Number: 
1944.365
Date: 
1826
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 7 in. ( 21.6 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
initialed and dated: lower right: "J L M 1826"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right outside image in graphite: "JLM -- 1826"; rock inscribed from upper left: "MARSIGLIA; AGATE; WALL; EDMONDS; ROGERS; WEIR; DURAND; WRIGHT; PROCTOR; FLAGG; EVERS; SULLY; HARVEY; INGHAM; MORSE; INMAN; POTTER; CUMMINGS; BENNET; COLE; DANFORTH; GRAIN; MORTON"
Description: 
This study shows a rustic setting with a large rock on which the artist has inscribed the names of twenty-three artists.
Gallery Label: 
This is the title page of a book of drawings assembled by John Ludlow Morton of sketches by various artist friends and individually presented to him for inclusion in this book of friends, conceived in a style similar to the seventeenth-century album amicorum.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Emily Ellison Post
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group