Seated Gentleman

1848
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1064, fig. 217 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.4 x 20.3 cm (10 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

55.701

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, with white of egg solution on coat and vest, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Gray-haired man seated on chair facing left, wearing stock, coat, vest, gloves and striped trousers. In left hand a cane.

Inscription

On verso in ink: Messrs. Kerry 1848

Provenance

1955, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 20, 1955)

Credit Line

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