Portrait of Achsah Stanton

Achsah Stanton, Aged 18 years 1833

1833
Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1111 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 25.1 x 19.7 cm (9 7/8 x 7 3/4 in.) Sheet: 30.3 x 19.7 cm (11 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.871

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Young woman standing on one of three hooked rugs, profile to right, holding reticule in right hand and book in left.

Inscription

Lower margin in decorative green script(ink): Achsah Stanton. Aged 18 years 1833

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

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