Portrait of a Gentleman in the Griswold Family
Artist Unknown American, 19th century (American)
Karolik cat. no 1078, fig. 222 (Folk artists)
Sheet: 39.2 x 28.3 cm (15 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pastel on pink prepared paper
Not On View
Folk art- portraits.One of a pair with 55.688. Said to be a member of the Griswold family, Madison, Conn. Bust, profile to left. Stand-up collar, stock and plain gold earring. Probably by a French artist (circle of Saint-Memin, etc.).
Watermark: A A...
1955, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 20, 1955)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875