The Old Arthur Homestead, East Northport, L.I.

about 1867
Artist Edward Lange (American (born in Germany), 1846–1889)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1130 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 34.3 cm (8 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.431

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. Two-story wooden house, with high portico of latticed sides, standing in fenced ground; outbuildings left and right.

Inscription

On verso in graphite pencil: Old Arthur homestead / East Northport L. I / Edward Lang

Markings

Watermark: J Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1867

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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