Brewery With Keg on Weathervane

House on bluff above Railroad Train

about 1835
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Place Depicted: PA, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1186, fig. 283 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 55.9 x 71.3 cm (22 x 28 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.422

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and pastel on prepared board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk Art- sandpaper. On bank left three adjoining buildings with cupolas, flanked by two tall chimneys; house among trees right. Railroad train and horse-drawn bus at foot of bank; water along foreground. Various small figures. 1855 is date of lith by Kollner of Engel and Wolf’s Brewery of which this seems to be a copy. Location of Kollner’s scene is about 1 mile from Fairmount PK., Phila., PA.

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