The Card Game

July 5, 1878


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 390

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.2 x 22 cm (7 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.906

Medium or Technique

Graphite and opaque white watercolor on gray-green paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Four men playing cards on veranda, hills beyond. Tentatively identified as friends of Homer, left to right: Joe Warren, Charles McNeely, Wakeman F. Reynolds, George Rice.

Inscription

Inscribed in white watercolor lower right: W.H. - / July 5 / 1878; verso in graphite: Mr. Reynolds; and other miscellaneous notations.

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