Portrait of Young Lady with Comb in her Hair

Attributed to Jane Anthony Davis (American, 1821–1855)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1104 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.2 x 10.8 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.1098

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Half-length, turned slightly to left, holding open book in left hand. Dark dres with fichu and brooch. Blue border.

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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