The Farmers Home—Summer

1864
Fanny Palmer (American (born in England), 1812–1876)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 605

Dimensions

Image: 42.2 x 60.8 cm (16 5/8 x 23 15/16 in.) Sheet: 48.3 x 65.7 cm (19 x 25 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.734

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Lady on porch of two-and-a-half story house waiting for coachman with team emerging from yard right. Open barn door beyond, and cows in pasture. Circular driveway with hen and chickens in foreground. Verso: study of half-timbered house with mullioned windows. Study for the Currier & Ives print “The Farmers Home—Summer”, published 1864.

Inscription

In graphite, l.l.: F. Palmer

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

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