The Upset Barrel
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 17 x 12.7 cm (6 11/16 x 5 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite rubbed for transfer on paper
Not On View
Rat jumping onto a man who in fear has fallen back onto the floor and knocked over a barrel. Other men standing around laughing.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875