Horizontal panel of birds and tulips

1827
Attributed to Maria Laumennij, Formerly attributed to Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1323, fig. 348 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.1 x 30.2 cm (9 7/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3850

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, pen and brown and red ink, graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- fractur. Two pairs of birds at right and left of urn bearing heart with large tulip. Decorative border.

Inscription

In red ink in heart: "Maria Caumennij zu Libanan Township in / Libanan Country gerhört / dises bilt / 1827" Below heart in black: "1827"

Provenance

George Horace Lorimer; Harry Stone, NY; purchased for MFA by Maxim Karolik, Newport Dec. 14, 1950

Credit Line

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