On the St. John's, East Florida

On the St. John's River, East Florida

Stella M. Brigham (American, 19th century)


Place Depicted: East Florida, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1192, fig. 288 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.1 x 47.0 cm (13 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.2440

Medium or Technique

Black and colored chalk with scratching on sandpaper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- sandpapers and pastels. Lone palm on river bank left foreground; Native Americans rowing in three boats. Wooded points left and right.

Inscription

Lower left scratched: Stella M. Brigham Hollek Tustenuggee / On the St. John's East Florida

Provenance

1953, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 12, 1953)

Credit Line

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