Basket of Fruit with Blue Jay

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1305, fig. 338 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.7 x 45.1 cm (13 1/4 x 17 3/4 in.) rough edges

Accession Number

62.143

Medium or Technique

Stencil and watercolor on velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- velvets. Grapes, gooseberries, pineapple and other fruit in wicker basket on marble base. Blue jay on grape stem.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 8, 1964; accessioned February 14, 1962

Credit Line

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