Feather House, Boston

American
1839
Unknown American, 19th century (American)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 12

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.1 x 36.2 cm (10 11/16 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.3892

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor washes on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Academic artists- anonymous landscapes. Gabled two-and-a-half story house. Sign over second story: John R. Simpson Jun. Group of pedestrians at corner left. Cart loaded with beef in front of Faneuil Hall right.

Inscription

Upper right in graphite: "Feather Store / corner of Anne Street." over earlier inscription of same information In ink: "71".
Verso: rough watercolor sketches of foliage

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950
Coll: John Lawrence

Credit Line

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