View of Ruins on the Roman Campagna, Italy

View of Ruins on the Roman Campagna, Italy
Title
View of Ruins on the Roman Campagna, Italy
Date 
1861-62
Medium 
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite, on paper from a disassembled album
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 7/8 x 7 1/4 in. ( 12.4 x 18.4 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
X.443w
Marks 
inscription: lower left: "Je . . ." ?
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Feb 3d"
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