The Old Homestead (Long Island )

1864
Artist Edward Lange (American (born in Germany), 1846–1889)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1146, fig 254 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 46.4 x 71.0 cm (18 1/4 x 27 15/16 in.) Sheet: 53.3 x 75.1 cm (21 x 29 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.423

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and watercolor touched with pen on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

With Folk landscapes. Said to be Long Island, N.Y. House with second-story veranda in garden enclosed by fence and stone wall; curving road foreground. Barnyard left.

Inscription

Lower center in margin in black and red ink: The Old Homestead.; LR in black ink: Feb 1864

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