Costume for a Belle

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1236, color pl. XIX (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.4 x 25.6 cm (13 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.324

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- various. Lady, three-quarter length, full front, in elaborate costume, plumed hat with ribbons, and gloves.

Provenance

1957, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 11, 1957)

Credit Line

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