White House with Columns

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1184, fig. 281 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 51.3 x 73.3 cm (20 3/16 x 28 7/8 in.) Sheet: 52.1 x 74.5 cm (20 1/2 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3983

Medium or Technique

Pastel on prepared board (sandpaper)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Pastels

Folk art- sandpaper. Partly framed by trees and shrubs, house with dome and classical porch standing back from oval pool with swans and small boat foreground.

Provenance

1950, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

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