Falls and Dam

1850
Lavinia Burke-Rand (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1193, fig. 289 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 36.7 x 47.0 cm (14 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.) Sheet: 38.1 x 48.6 cm (15 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1095

Medium or Technique

Pastel on thin prepared board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- Sandpapers and Pastels. Knoll in foreground with standing and fallen pines. Falls with swinging bridge; dam right. Cleared fields and buildings on either side of river. Hills in distance.

Markings

Frame labeled: This Crayon picture was done by mother, Lavinia Burke-Rand about 1850

Provenance

By 1949, Bessie J. Howard; sold by Howard to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1960, gift of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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