The Closed Umbrella

Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1239, fig. 314 (Folk artists)


Image: 18.4 x 15.2 cm (7 1/4 x 6 in.) Sheet: 19.7 x 15.2 cm (7 3/4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Folk art- various. Girl with pleated, high-waisted dres and matching pocket stands beside tree with left hand on tip of closed umbrella. Two houses on hillside right. Colored border


1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

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