Jug Club

1842–88
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 249

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.2 x 20.4 cm (7 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.269

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink over graphite on paper laid down

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Women with jugs for heads seated around table; two jug-headed children on stools in foreground right. In background right beared man in doorway looking down on group.

Inscription

Inscribed top center: Jug Club / Ye secret black and midnight-hags, / What ist ye do? (Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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