Barefooted Boy Reading

1824–68
William Sidney Mount (American, 1807–1868)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 589

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.5 x 14.3 cm (3 3/8 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.386

Medium or Technique

Graphite on wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Boy leaning against a wall, reading a book.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in graphtie: Wm. S. M.; notes on verso.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

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