Flower and bird design

1843
Henry Lehn (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1335, fig. 355 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 23.5 x 29.2 cm (9 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.) Sheet: 26.5 x 31.4 cm (10 7/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3864

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- fractur. Decorated border strips, four birds around circular design.

Inscription

Signed and dated bottom center in pen and ink: "Made By, Henry Lehn / 1843."

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman

Provenance

1950, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

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