Girl in Black Dress Holding a Gray Book

Jane Anthony Davis (American, 1821–1855)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1101

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.7 x 12.4 cm (6 9/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.420

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor with colored borders on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk Art- Portrait- Three-quarter length, slightly to right; hair parted in middle; narrow ruffle at round neck of dress.

Markings

Watermark: Whatman 1844

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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