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Decoy: Resting Canvasback (Drake)

about 1940
Formerly attributed to Joseph Walker (American, active in 1940)


Object Place: Possibly Maryland, Chesapeake Bay area

Dimensions

16.51 x 39.37 cm (6 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.953

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Neck turned, bill resting on back. Reddish-brown head and neck. Black breast and tail. White wings, tipped in black. Black bill. Eyes painted and depicted as partially closed.

Provenance

Acquired by Maxim Karolik and given to the Museum in 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik