MacLean Asylum, Somerville, Massachusetts
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840
Karolik cat. no 1173, fig. 272 (Folk artists)
Sheet: 49.4 x 69.7 cm (19 7/16 x 27 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black and white chalk with some pen and ink on prepared board
Not On View
Folk art- sandpapers and pastels. Part of Charlestown when opened by Trustees of Massachusetts General Hospital in 1818. McLean Hospital is now in Waverly, Mass.
Copy of engraving by G.G. Smith after Hammatt Billings, from sketch by Seager.
1954, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875