The Brilliant Polka

1862
Emile Masson (American, active in 1852–1862)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 513, fig. 111

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.7 x 22.7 cm (11 1/4 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.908

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on brown paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Design for Music cover. Two couples dancing, two girls in background left. Title below in form of rebus.

Inscription

Inscribed below dancing couples right in graphite: Emile Masson Delt / 1862

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 18, 1958

Credit Line

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