Two Children in an Arbor of Flowers

19th century
Unidentified artist, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1053, fig. 208 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 51.1 x 40.0 cm (20 1/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.1076

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Brother and sister holding open book, standing under arched trellis covered with flowers. Said to be among the ancestors of the Platt family near Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Inscription

LC in graphite: framing directions

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mills, 1818

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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