Ruth and Naomi in a Landscape

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840 (American)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1288 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 50.8 x 69.1 cm (20 x 27 3/16 in.) Sheet: 52.7 x 71.4 cm (20 3/4 x 28 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.745

Medium or Technique

Stencil and watercolor on velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk Art- velvet. Before vine-covered porch Ruth stands center, addressing Naomi seated left. Gleaners approaching from fields right.

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

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