Man seated holding a cane

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1065 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.3 x 14.9 cm (7 3/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1612

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Half-length, three-quarters to right, resting right arm on table. Curling hair and short side whiskers. By same hand as nos. 52.1559, 52. 1558

Markings

Circular blind stamp: London board

Provenance

1954, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

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