Family Portrait

Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1056, color pl. XIII (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 43.2 cm (10 1/16 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

55.692

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Parents seated at left and right with six children standing between them: twin boys, three little girls in partalettes, and young lady. Figured carpet.

Markings

Watermark: J Whatman, Turkey Mill

Provenance

1955, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 20, 1955)

Credit Line

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