The Suitor

1875
John Carlin (American, 1813–1891)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 102

Dimensions

Sheet: 26 x 32.4 cm (10 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.702

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Academic Drawing. Interior of a cottage. Young man seated by open door; young woman standing behind her parents, the father mending a rake, the mother sewing. Hen and chickens in foreground near dog asleep on floor

Inscription

Inscribed lower left: J. Carlin 1875

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