The Flutist

I. E. Levie (19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1119, fig. 236 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.6 x 19.8 cm (9 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.880

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Young man, elegantly dressed in embroidered vest and tail coat, standing facing, left hand at hip. Flute in right hand, arm resting on open cover of traveling bag placed on chair.

Inscription

LR in wash: I.E. Levie / 251 Broadway

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