Classical subject and man sitting

1824–68
William Sidney Mount (American, 1807–1868)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 594

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.8 x 16.8 cm (8 3/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.384

Medium or Technique

Graphite on pale blue wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Above: Reclining male, looking left at man with arm raised. A shield hangs above, and a drapery pulled aside to the right reveals the reclining figure. Below, a man is seated , facing left.

Inscription

Inscribed center left, just below the classical subject: Wm. S. M

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

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