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The Ferry

1851
J. C. Jacobi (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1163 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 12.5 x 19.7 cm (4 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.) Sheet: 15.2 x 21.7 cm (6 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.879

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. Ferryboat carrying team and wagon in mid stream; buildings on right bank, one with sign American River House.

Inscription

LR in ink: J.C. Jacobi to his friend W. Dexter 15/6 51

Provenance

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