George Washington on horseback holding Field Glass

John J. Stone (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1403 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 50.5 x 40.6 cm (19 7/8 x 16 in.) (oval)

Accession Number

60.1124

Medium or Technique

Pen, brown, blue, red and black inks on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- calligraphy. In circle of calligraphic leaves. Probably after anonymous etching, C.H. Hart, The Engraved Portraits of Washington, Grolier Club, NY, 1904, cat. no. 757

Inscription

Under wreath in brown ink: Executed with the Pen/ BY/ John J. Stone

Provenance

By 1950, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Williams, Litchfield, CT (dealers); sold by Mr. and Mrs. Williams to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1960, gift of Maxim Karolik 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