Sarah Ann Drew

about 1827
Artist Ruth Whittier Shute (American, 1803–1882), Formerly known as Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1072, cl. pl. XIV (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 51 x 39.4cm (20 1/16 x 15 1/2in.) Framed: 67.9 x 56.8 cm (26 3/4 x 22 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.446

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- portraits. Little girl, holding rose. Full-length, facing. Low-nected dress with puffed sleeves; pantalettes. Graphite rubbed over background wash.

Inscription

UL in ink: title in decorated cartouche partly covered by background

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1960)

Credit Line

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