Landscape sketch

Metadata

Title

Landscape sketch

Description

Oval pencil sketch (landscape) by Charlotte Bonaparte (1802-1839), daughter of Joseph Bonaparte. Signed "C. 1823" and inscribed: "20 Juillet 1833 / un Souvenir / de Joseph Bonaparte / a son ami Short / Peintre par/ Charlotte [?] fi." Also a later inscription: "20th July 1833, A Souvenir / of Joseph Bonaparte / to his friend Wm. Short / Drawn by my daughter / Charlotte. / C.W.S. / Jan. 1850." Set into a rectangular wooden frame 6 1/2" x 5 1/2".

Creator

Charlotte Bonaparte

Date

1823 (circa)

Identifier

1979.21.01

Extent

4.25" x 3.5" oval

Medium

Graphite on wove paper

Is Part Of

Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. E. Alban Watson

Citation

Charlotte Bonaparte, “Landscape sketch,” Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Joseph Bonaparte in America, accessed December 5, 2020, https://www.josephbonaparteinamerica.org/items/show/4.