Portrait of Philo Morgan

1847
James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802–1874)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1115, fig 233 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Framed: 8.9 x 7.5 cm (3 1/2 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.873

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Westfield, Mass., March 11, 1847. Young man, half-length, profile to left, holding stick. Son of Frederick Morgan. Characteristic cloud behind head and anothe raround waist. Brother of Mary Ann, no. 1116

Inscription

LC in wash: Ellsworth, PAINTER; on back of frame: Philo 23

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