Portrait of a Man

1815
Alpheus Chapin (American, about 1787–1870)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1097 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.46 x 11.72 cm (6 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.865

Medium or Technique

Watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portrait. Companion piece to no. 60.864. Half-length, profile to left. At bottom, man plowing on hillside.

Inscription

Inscribed on verso in graphite: 1815

Markings

Annotated on back of frame in graphite: Taken in Salem Study by / Chapin father of the cele[brated] / Chapin / Adams, Mass., / 1896-1826

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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