Episode in the Revolution

1847–89
John Whetten Ehninger (American, 1827–1889)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 274

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 36.9 cm (10 1/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.254

Medium or Technique

Wash outlined over graphite; framed in graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Academic Drawing. A family taken prisoner by British soldiers, ther home looted and burned.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left: John W. Ehninger

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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