Mother Holding Thomas Carew Hunt Martin as Infant

Bedroom with a mother holding a child

June 22, 1857
Charles Martin (English, 1820 - 1906)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 762, fig. 160

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.8 x 22.9 cm (7 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

53.2425

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Visiting foreign artist- anonymous. Mother seated in bedroom holding baby; mantlepiece behind; young woman reading, partially seen at left. Table in front of window right; trunk nearby lettered M.

Inscription

Below, in pen and ink: Thomas Carew Hunt Martin, aged 4 mos. June 22nd, 1857 Gatty House, Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. U.S.A.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA Nov. 12, 1953

Credit Line

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