Benoni Burdick was a Bitter Man

1820–65
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 432

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.2 x 12.4 cm (6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1040

Medium or Technique

Graphite rubbed for transfer on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

A man with a bitter expression on his face seated at a table, looking down at a dog.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower right: p. 94; below: "Benoni Burdick was a bitter man"

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

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