Requires Photography

Portrait of a Boy

(Profile to Right, Half-length, Seated in Armchair, with Cloud behind Head)

1822–74
James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802–1874)


Catalogue Raisonné

Folk arts cat. 1115

Dimensions

Framed: 8.6 x 7.0 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1980.441

Medium or Technique

Watercolor (mounted down) on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Probably brother to 1980.442.

Provenance

By 1980, Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; 1980, their bequest to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 12, 1980)

Credit Line

Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch