Portrait of Henry Laurens Roberts
Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811–1865)
Karolik cat. no 1110 (Folk artists)
Sheet: 20.5 x 18.6 cm (8 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite and watercolor on paper
Not On View
Folk art- portraits. Small boy standing, profile to right. Bird on finger of left hand, cap in right; amother bird on flowering plant in pot right. Three braided rugs on floor.
Lower margin in decorative brown script (ink): Henry Laurens Roberts. Born Octbr 18th / 1831. Painted at the age of 4 years.
1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875