Boy holding a Nest of Fledglings

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1054 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.4 x 31.4 cm (15 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.) Framed: 51.4 x 42.5 cm (20 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.419

Medium or Technique

Pastel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Pastels

Folk Art- Portrait

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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