Taking a Lunar
Henry Inman (American, 1801–1846)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 11.7 x 16 cm (4 5/8 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen and ink on paper
Not On View
Man with a cigarette in his mouth, holding a bottle in his right hand, raises his left arm up towards two cresent moons in the right hand portion of the sky.
Inscribed below in pen and ink: Taking a Lunar!; in graphite lower right: Inman.
Note on lower margin of brown mount in graphite: By Henry Inman- / Drawn in J. McMurtrie's house-
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875