Horse in Full Gallop

Galloping Horse

A. F. Davenport (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1399, fig. 381 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.8 x 58.6 cm (18 7/16 x 23 1/16 in.) (rough edges)

Accession Number

54.1082

Medium or Technique

Pen, brown, blue and lavender inks on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- Calligraphy. Caparisoned horse, galloping to left, mane and tail flying. Calligraphic border top and sides.

Inscription

Beneath horse, on scroll in blue ink: A.F. Davenport/ Teacher of Plain/ and Ornamental Writing/ No 4 Pennimans Row/ North Adams/ Mass.

Provenance

1954, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1954)

Credit Line

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