Lady with Forehead Curls and Muslin Cap

1816–25
Probably by Rufus Porter (American, 1792–1884), Formerly known as Unidentified artist, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1071 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 8.9 x 6.7 cm (3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.) oval Sheet: 9.4 x 7.3 cm (3 11/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.844

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Bust, profile to right, in ruffled cap with ruching and ribbon bows.
Probably by Rufus Porter

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

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