The End

1845
John Mackie Falconer (American (born in Scotland), 1820–1903)


Dimensions

Sheet: 17.6 x 21.9 cm (6 15/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1872

Medium or Technique

Pen, brown ink and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Old man seated in grave yard before stone marked “The End is not yet”

Inscription

Lower center: "The End"; lower right: JMFalconer / NY Sketch Union / March 20, 1845

Signed

Lower right: JMFalconer

Provenance

By 1950, Thomas D. Williams, Litchfield, CT; 1950, sold by Williams to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875