Watermelon on Tray

Watermelon and Fruit in a Tray

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1299 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 52.4 x 67.9 cm (20 5/8 x 26 3/4 in.) (Rough edges)

Accession Number

56.463

Medium or Technique

Stencil and watercolor on velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- velvets. Two long slices of watermelon, surrounded by grapes, lemon and other fruit in oblong dish.

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