Woman Sewing

1800–1900
Unidentified artist, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 36 (Academic artists anonymous)

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.7 x 28.1 cm (15 5/8 x 11 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.255

Medium or Technique

Black chalk on gray-blue paper

Not On View

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Seated, profile to left, at sewing machine, holding work in her hands. Hair coiled high.

Markings

Watermark: JMB, in monogram

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961
Coll: Corot-Mettscher (stamped green on verso)

Credit Line

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