Elisabeth Krum

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1081, fig. 223 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 19.2 x 15.4 cm (7 9/16 x 6 1/16 in.) Sheet: 33.5 x 27.9 cm (13 3/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

54.1077

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Woman, three-quarters to left, in shawl, seated in rocking chair holding book. Setting of curtained window, patterned wallpaper and plaid floor covering, enclosed in frame border. Companion piece to 54.1078

Inscription

Written below in ink in gothic lettering: Elisabeth Krum.

Provenance

1954, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1954)

Credit Line

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