Finding the Jewel

1838
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 422

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.8 x 9.4 cm (5 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1032

Medium or Technique

Graphite rubbed for transfer on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two men and two women starring at a jewel which one man is holding up. Illustration for “A World of Wonders” by J.R. Peabody, Boston, 1838, p. 34.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

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