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City Bedroom

March 21, 1867
A. Mayor (American, active in 1850–1867)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 814

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.5 x 16.9 cm (5 11/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.265

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper, laid down

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Small flags decorating oval mirror of bureau and wall to right of high window with muslin curtains. Washbowl and pitcher on commode in foreground left; flowered quilt on bed right. Black border.

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in pen and ink: pour une chère Julia le 21 mars 1867

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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