Portrait of a Merchant ( Ebenezer Stoker)

1801
Robert Field (American, 1769–1819)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 781

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.1 x 20.3 cm (9 7/8 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

56.723

Medium or Technique

Watercolor with graphite on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Academic Drawing of the Second lieutenant, 27th Continental Infantry, 1777-1783; d. 1806. Oval. Bust, three-quarters to left against marine landscape.

Inscription

Inscribed center right on cliff in watercolor: R F / 1801

Provenance

Collection of Ida French Jones, Germantown, Pa., direct descendant of the sitter; Erskine Hewitt Sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, Oct. 18-22, 1938, no. 1080. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 11, 1956

Credit Line

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