The Shepherd

1831–93
John William Casilear (American, 1811–1893)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.5 x 20.3 cm (6 1/2 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

56.348

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Lounging shepherd boy playing the pipe, sheep behind and to the left.

Inscription

Annotated on verso: G828-SD23 / Coulius / Sheep herder / 10'X; $5-; Casilear / Sheep herder

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

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