Franklin Flying His Kite

1820–65
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.1 x 21.9 cm (7 1/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.328

Medium or Technique

Pen with black and brown ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Benjamin Franklin and a boy flying a kite. Fence left.

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973

Credit Line

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