City Hall, New York

The Capital, Washington

Eveline F. Willis (American, 19th century)


Place Depicted: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1172, fig. 271 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.0 x 15.1 cm (3 9/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.936

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscape. City hall under bright sun, on lawn with fence; three trees left, garlanded flagpole right, flying pennant inscribed Washington. Riders and horse-drawn vehicless in front; three hills in background.
Page from an album of 1828 by Eveline F. Willis called Memory Book; a portf. of 12 pages from this book was pub. fy teh FAR Gallery, NY, 1945

Provenance

1958, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1958)

Credit Line

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