Haines Falls, New York

Haines Falls and fishermen

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1134, fig. 246 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 44.0 x 55.2 cm (17 5/16 x 21 3/4 in.) Sheet: 50.3 x 61.4 cm (19 13/16 x 24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2501

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. In the Catskills, Greene County. Waterfall issuing from rocky gorge right; large, dying tree and man riding donkey left; two fishermen near center; couple standing on shore of stream in foreground.

Markings

Watermark: J Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1824

Provenance

By 1948, Robert Tompkins; Maxim Karolik, Newport, 1948; Gift to MFA November 8, 1951

Credit Line

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