The Drinkers

1890
Walter Shirlaw (American (born in Scotland), 1838–1909)


Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 x 17.7 cm (10 1/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.1527

Medium or Technique

Brush and gray wash over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Fat man with glass of wine seated by table topped with a Toby jug. Unsigned but identified as Shirlaw by early owner, probably Healy.

Inscription

Lower left (in brown wash): Wyoming. Ia - 7-10-90 / O.B.L.

Provenance

By January 1960, Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: February 20, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik