The "Big Medicine Man"
Paul Frenzeny (American, active 1868–1889)
Karoliik cat. no 302, pl. VIII
Sheet: 31.8 x 47.1 cm (12 1/2 x 18 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite pencil on blue-gray paper
Not On View
Group of Indians right absorbed in watching artist at easel center, painting picture of Indian cheif, horse and woman left. Child at artist’s feet examining paint box.
LL in graphite: P. Frenzeny; LR in water color: title
Edward Eberstadt & Sons., NY; about 1953 to Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875