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Night by the Campfire

Artist Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 x 37.9 cm (10 1/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.717

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on sandpaper

Not On View

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- sandpapers. Figures around camp fire with tent in trees by the water. Moon in the clouds. After Currier and Ives print of 1861.

Inscription

Lower margin in ink: title; Kattie

Provenance

1976, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 13, 1976)

Credit Line

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