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Signs of Winter

Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1187 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.5 x 64.6 cm (18 5/16 x 25 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1084

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on prepared board (sandpaper)

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- sandpapers and pastels. Man and two-wheeled cart loaded with cord wood center, on winding road bordered by rail fence, approaching farmhouse and huge tree touched with fresh fall of snow. Another tree right; tree boys sliding on ice left. Copy of print.

Markings

LR corner: oval blind stamp, Reynolds Abraded Surface Drawing Boards

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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