Farmstead in Passing Storm

1849
Artist Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1157, cl. pl. XVI (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.2 x 35.2cm (9 15/16 x 13 7/8 in.) Framed: 38.1 x 48.3 cm (15 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

56.433

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, tempera, graphite pencil, and pen and brown ink with collage on paper

Not On View

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Watercolors

Folk Art- Landscape. Large house connected with barn right. In foreground two men at extreme left and field of haycocks. Lightning left and rainbow right. Decoration top center of shield, flags and date 1849; letters FAB on shield. Changes in foreground by collage.

Inscription

Decoration top center of shield, flags and date 1849; letters FAB on shield.

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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