Vase of Roses on a Table with Shells

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1251 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 36.8 x 31.4 cm (14 1/2 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.447

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk Art- various. On marble-topped table covered with shells and coral, vase holding roses and morning-glory.

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1836; UR: blind stamp of Superfine London Board

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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