Bloomingdale Shanty, 102nd Street

1874
Artist William Rickarby Miller (American, 1818–1893)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 559

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.2 x 38.1 cm (9 1/2 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

61.309

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink over graphite on green paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Shanty in center. Woman standing in doorway feeding hens while two children are watching.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right within margin in pen and ink: Wm R. Miller / Raise this side trees 1/8" inch; lower center outside of margin: Bloomingdale Shanty. 102nd St. / 1874.; above center outside of margin: 12 X 8; lower left in graphite: This side tree behind other at bottom

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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