The Parting

about 1840
Artist Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1241, fig. 315 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.3 x 24.1 cm (11 15/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

58.930

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and stencil with graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- various. stencil and watercolor with sponge technique; Lady and gentleman taking leave of each other under tree right in conventionalized landscape. Probably after a print such as D. W. Kellog lighograph “The Departure” (1833-42).

Inscription

On verso a circular blind stamp: Duanes francaises (small caps)

Provenance

1958, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1958)

Credit Line

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