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Bust Portrait of a Black-Eyed Child

Artist Unknown American, 19th century (American)


Dimensions

Sheet: 50.5 x 39.4 cm (19 7/8 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1976.709

Medium or Technique

Pastel on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Pastels

Folk art- portraits. Bust of haunting girl with huge black eyes.

Provenance

1976, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 13, 1976)

Credit Line

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