Central House

1836–72
William Birch McMurtrie (American, 1816–1872)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 532

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.8 x 33.2 cm (9 3/8 x 13 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.134

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Two-story building decorated with dead birds and other game. To left the Casa Amarilla, and at right a shop of fancy goods. Men and women on board sidewalks in foreground.

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in pen and ink: No. 1

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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