Village Street with Brook

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1151, fig. 259 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 28.7 x 44.0 cm (11 5/16 x 17 5/16 in.) Sheet: 30.5 x 45.2 cm (12 x 17 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.424

Medium or Technique

Crayon pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk Art- Landscape- Above, two porches houses connected by fence; other buildings with wells behind. By road center tree, with head emerging from hollow, bearing sign with figure 76. In foreground brook running by shed; gnarled trees and flowers.

Inscription

on verso in graphite: Mrs. J.M. Titus, East Hampton. / 50 cheep frame

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