Boy and the Owl

1810–72
Attributed to Samuel Finley Breese Morse (American, 1791–1872)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 580

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.3 x 18.6 cm (4 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.304

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Boy in a rowboat tied to a submerged tree kneeling and staring curiously at an owl.

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