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Karl Bodmer, 1809-1893

Sketchbook (Folio 5) recto

Medium: Pen and black and brown inks with wash over graphite on cream, medium-weight, slightly textured wove paper
Dimensions: Sheet: 153 x 234 mm.
Date: 1836-1844
Category: landscape
Subject: Foliage Ivy Plant
Inscriptions and Markings: RECTO: Beneath each study is a date: RC, ink, '18.3.40'; URQ, ink, '16.3.40'; LowerC, ink, '16.3. / 40'; ULQ, ink, '18.3.40'. Watermark: J R- / 18- (J Ruse)
Exhibition History: 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 (05/38) recto