Portrait of James Thompson

1832–37
Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1112, fig. 232 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.1 x 15.9 cm (9 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.872

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Man standing, in coachman’s dress with hat in left hand and whip in right. Brilliant floral carpet.

Inscription

On verso in graphite: Jas Thompson / East Concord/ N.H. / one of the first stage drivers from/ Haverhill to Concord/ taken in front of / Eagle Coffee House/ Concord N H

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