Bull Attacking Couple

1820–65
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.6 x 12.4 cm (2 5/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.760

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

A Couple running away from an attacking bull. The man is jumping over the fence, left, while the woman is still running withher arms up in the air. The bull is charging from the right.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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