Family Register of Henry and Nancy Sutherland Rundal

Family Register of Henry and Nancy Sutherland Rundal, with View of Amenia Seminary

Caroline H. Barrett Pratt (American, about 1800 to 1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1226 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 49.1 x 59.2 cm (19 5/16 x 23 5/16 in.) Sheet: 54.8 x 61.0 cm (21 9/16 x 24 in.) rouch edges

Accession Number

54.1730

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- memorials. Names, births, marriages and deaths in ink in four columns on broad scroll over framed picture of Amenia Seminary. Four vignettes above scroll corresponding to type of record below; appropriate verses following each heading. Pillar left and right encircles with roses and vine.

Inscription

Some marriages and deathes added in different hand and brown ink rather than blue

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1810

Provenance

1954, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

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