Raising the Wind: Girl blowing Soap Bubbles

William Sidney Mount (American, 1807–1868)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 649

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.3 x 40.0 cm (10 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.792

Medium or Technique

Brown wash over graphite pencil, touched with flesh color on light blue paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Little girl outdoors blowing soap-bubbles.

Inscription

LR in pen and ink: Wm S. Mount. Del. / 1844. Verso in graphite: title / For Thomas S. Cummings, Esq.

Markings

Watermark: portion of M with laurel wreath

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