King Cotton

1839–61
Robert Wylie (American, 1839–1877)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (Civil War) 1049

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 29.2 cm (8 9/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.896

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Man seated at table being served an exploding bomb.

Inscription

LR in graphite pencil: R. Wylie Verso in graphite pencil: sketch of a woman

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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