For Hannah Cook

Memorial for Hannah Cook

American
Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1205, fig. 299 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 33.0 x 47.1 cm (13 x 18 9/16 in.) Sheet: 34.4 x 48.7 cm (13 9/16 x 19 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1090

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and pen on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- memorial. Woman grieving beside tomb and urn under weeping willow in graveyard. Three gravestones in foreground left, church in distance.

Inscription

On tomb in pen: Mrs./ Hannah Cook/ Died/ November 6th/ 1817-
Verso: left upper section of engraved map of Europe, made in Germany, showing Brittany and southern coast of England.

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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