Mourning Picture: Woman beside an Obelisk [in pencil:] Hudson Valley Woman

American
About 1810
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840 (American)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1199, fig. 295 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.4 x 42.9 cm (14 5/16 x 16 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1076

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor, varnished on paper with applied mica

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- memorials. Young woman holding portion of festoon of leaves and flowers entwining tomb left. Building right, trees left.

Markings

Watermark: Edwards & Pine, 1807

Provenance

1954, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1954)

Credit Line

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