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Frontispiece with Trompe l'Oeil Stack of Three Drawings of Trees; from the disassembled "Schroon Lake Sketchbook"
Date: 1837
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Medium: Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: Sheet (paper): 9 1/4 × 13 3/8 in. (23.5 × 34 cm)
Description: Landscape
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number: 1918.86
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Inscribed: Inscribed at upper center in graphite in block letters disappearing behind sheets: "SKETCH"; below stack drawings: "AND / NEW YORK / 1837"; at upper left in graphite: "June 19th, 1837 Procured this book"

Provenance:

Descent through the artist's family

Bibliography:

Olson, Roberta J.M. “The Sketchbooks of Asher B. Durand in the New-York Historical Society.” Master Drawings 54, no. 4 (Winter 2016): 433-476.

Exhibitions:

"Intimate Friends: Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, and William Cullen Bryant," New-York Historical Society, October 24, 2000-February 4, 2001.

"The American Landscapes of Asher B. Durand (1796-1887)," Fundación Juan March, October 1, 2010-January 9, 2011.