Lady with accordion

About 1830
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840 (American)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1067, fig. 218 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 17.6 x 14.6 cm (6 15/16 x 5 3/4 in.) Sheet: 18.1 x 14.6 cm (7 1/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1558

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Half- length, seated, head turned slightly to left, left arm resting on table by vase of flowers; holding small accordion. curtain upper right.

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1838

Provenance

1952, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 13, 1952)

Credit Line

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