König von Preussen

Attributed to Friedrich Krebs (American, active in 1790–1815), Formerly known as Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1331, fig. 351 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.4 x 31.4 cm (15 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2433

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, pen and brown ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- fractur. Companion to no. 1332. Officer on horseback riding to left; pigtail, cockade in hat, sword; eagle emblazoned on coat. Flowers and large six-petalled flower medallion.

Inscription

Under belly of horse in pen and ink: title

Provenance

1953, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 12, 1953)

Credit Line

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