This detailed drawing of a blasted tree was a study for Cropsey’s painting The Cove--A Storm Scene in the Catskill Mountains (1851).

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  • Title: A Blasted Tree (recto)
  • Creator: Jasper F. Cropsey (American, 1823-1900)
  • Date Created: 1851
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 19 x 15.6 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1979.91.a
  • Medium: pen and brown ink, brown wash and graphite, heightened with white
  • Inscriptions: signed, lower left, in graphite: J. F. C. / 1851
  • Department: Drawings
  • Culture: America, 19th century
  • Credit Line: Dudley P. Allen Fund
  • Collection: DR - American 19th Century
  • Accession Number: 1979.91.a

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