Lewis Wetzel's singular Escape

1859
J. Hans (American, 19th century)


Dimensions

Image: 26.7 x 37.8 cm (10 1/2 x 14 7/8 in.) Sheet: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

56.450

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk Art- Memorials and Family Reg. Figure lying in foreground; two other figures in chase through trees.

Inscription

LC on rock in ink: J. Hans./ 1859; Lower margin: title

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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