Bayou in Moonlight

about 1864
James Hamilton (American, 1819–1878)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. 321

Dimensions

Diameter of sheet: 39.4 mm. (15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.746

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper (cut in circle)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Full moon reflected in water of swamp; dead trees hung with moss on points of land.

Inscription

Signed lower center in black wash: (J.) Hamilton

Provenance

Formerly T.L. 8912, purchased from Victor Spark by Maxim Karolik by February 1955 (his TL 8968.2)
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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