Allegory of Autumn

Artist Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1230 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.9 x 22.9 cm (7 7/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

60.854

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, pricked in imitation of needle work on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- various. Pedestal with basket of fruit; tree left, and woman carrying fruit on her head right.

Inscription

In center of pedestal in ink: Herbst

Markings

Watermark: C (A G?)

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875