The Fourth of July

1820–65
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 436

Dimensions

Sheet: 15 x 21.2 cm (5 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1035

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Thre boys setting off fire crackers.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite below: 4th July

Provenance

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

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