Watermelon on Earthenware Platter

about 1840
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1245 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 50.5 x 60.5 cm (19 7/8 x 23 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.117

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on cardboard

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- various subject matter. Partly sliced watermelon with knife, melon and grapes on platter.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 8, 1964; accessioned February 14, 1962

Credit Line

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