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Karl Bodmer, 1809-1893

Sketchbook recto

Medium: Graphite, watercolor, pen and brown and black inks, and wash on cream, medium-weight, slightly textured wove paper
Dimensions: Cover: 164 x 240 x 24 mm.; Sheets: 153 x 234 mm.
Date: 1836-1844
Inscriptions and Markings: Sketchbook label inside cover: 'Alph. Giroux/ Rue du Coq St. Honor? No.7/ A Paris. Watermarks: (partial) 'J Ruse, J Whatman, Edmeads and Pine(?)' with dates '18--' (British papermakers)
Exhibition History: The Baltimore Museum of Art, 'The George A. Lucas Collection of the Maryland Institute', Oct. 12-Nov. 21, 1965, p. 65, no. 321.
Provenance: BMA by purchase, 1996; The Maryland Institute, College of Art, 1911; Henry Walters (1848-1931), Baltimore, 1909; George A. Lucas (1824-1909), Paris.
Collection: The Baltimore Museum of Art
Credit Line: The Baltimore Museum of Art: The George A. Lucas Collection, purchased with funds from the State of Maryland, Laurence and Stella Bendann Fund, and contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations throughout the Baltimore community
Object Number: BMA 1996.48.7243 recto