Giraffe

about 1836
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1243, cl pl. XX (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Overall: 30.8 x 31.8cm (12 1/8 x 12 1/2in.) Framed: 52.7 x 57.8 cm (20 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1562

Medium or Technique

Stencil and watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- various. Standing btwn. two trees; plant left, with flowers in long racemes; bunches of grapes above, hanging from vine around branch of tree.

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill. 1836

Provenance

By 1952, The Old Print Shop, New York; 1952, sold by The Old Print Shop to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 13, 1952)

Credit Line

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