Building of Peter Jones

Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1142, fig. 252 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.4 x 45.9 cm (13 15/16 x 18 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.462

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscape. Manistee, Mich. Two-story, flat-roofed, square building, extended to left by two one-story ells, with fenced yard. Sign over arched door Peter Jones. Townsfolk along boardwalk in front. Wide road filling foreground; Manistee River in background right.

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, 1870

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1960)

Credit Line

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