Herantsa billiard game

August 7, 1851
Rudolph Fried(e)rich Kurz (Swiss (active U.S.) 1818–1871)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 802 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.7 x 35.6 cm (10 1/2 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

50.3932

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and pen touched with wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two spectators standing left, two players with wands center, others plaing in background.

Inscription

Upper left, red ink: "20"
Upper right, ink: "Herentsa Billiard
game./7.8.51"

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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