Portrait of Lucinda Brown

Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1106 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 15.6 cm (8 9/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.867

Medium or Technique

Pen, ink and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Young woman standing on boldly patterned rug, profile to right, holding flowers in right hand and book in left.

Inscription

Lower margin in decorative black script (ink): Lucinda Brown Aged 23 years. 1834.

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