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Harbor with an Island

Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1144 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 58.4 x 96.2cm (23 x 37 7/8 in.) Framed: 68.6 x 106.4 cm (27 x 41 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1080

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. San Francisco Bay? Sloping fields left, road in foreground with hosue and yard near beach. In distance, small island with rounded hills center, long buildings at base. Settlement along shore right, and pier approached by steamboat. Sailing vessels, some in outer harbor left.

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, 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