Mt. Vernon with Washington's Tomb

Unidentified artist, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1183 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 52.87 x 73.66 cm (20 13/16 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

60.1082

Medium or Technique

Pastel on prepared board (sandpaper)

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Pastels

Folk art- sandpaper. Tomb at left, a gentleman standing before it; Mount Vernon on crest of hill behind; the Potomac right. Various trees, some curiously fallen or bent; flowers in foreground left.

Markings

On verso stamped: Manufactured By / B. Damon, Concord, N.H.

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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