Three Angel Heads
Mary Ann Willson (American, active in 1800–1825)
Karolik cat. no 1277, fig. color plate XXII (Folk artists)
Sheet: 40.5 x 32.9 cm (15 15/16 x 12 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite pencil on paper
Not On View
Folk art- various. Three winged female heads, with elaborate coiffures, hair ornaments and earrings.
Below drawing in ink: "Angels now are hovering round us / Unprocevd thay mix the throng / Wondering at the love that crownd us / Glad to joyn the holy Song."
1950, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875