Raising the wind: Boy starting a fire

1844–46
Henry Peters Gray (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 648

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.0 x 38.3 cm (10 1/4 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.790

Medium or Technique

Gray, black, white and orange wash over graphite pencil on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Boy with puffed cheeks kneeling on hearth and blowing fire.

Inscription

LR in pen: Henry Peters Gray; verso in graphite: For Mr. Cummings / title / by HP Gray

Markings

Watermark: small portion of M in corner

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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