The Neighbors

1853
A. Mayor (American, active in 1850–1867)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 813

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 27.8 cm (8 3/8 x 10 15/16 in.); Legacy: 13.9 x 22.7 cm (5 1/2 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.268

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

In yard between two houses and barn, woman with broom faces another feeding chickens; two ladies drive away in two-wheeled cart; man with suspenders on lawn foreground. Black border.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in pen and ink: A Mayor; lower right in margin: A Mayor. / Berkshire in 1853

Markings

Annotated lower left in margin in graphite: 31; lower right in margin: 6 / 100-

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 11, 1957

Credit Line

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