Miss Mary Furber

about 1825
Mr. Wilson or Willson, Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1074 cl. pl. III (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 64.1 x 49.8 cm (25 1/4 x 19 5/8 in.) Framed: 76.5 x 61.3 cm (30 1/8 x 24 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.447

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Half-length, three-quarters to left, holding book in right hand; corkscrew curls and tortoise-shell comb, square-necked dress with ruching.

Markings

Watermark: J Whatman, Turkey Mills, 1822

Provenance

Rockwell Gardiner, Stamford, CT.; Dec. 1949 sold to Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA April 14, 1960

Credit Line

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