Woman standing on Dragon

Columbia/ Liberty

Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 39, fig. 22

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.3 x 16.8 cm (9 3/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.250

Medium or Technique

Red Chalk on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Academic anonymous miscellaneous. Pointing upward with right hand and holding billowing flag behind her. Scroll left with motto: God …

Inscription

LL in graphite pencil: T. Badger; LR in red chalk: Go... (indistinct); Verso: graphite pencil sketch of a monument; also inscribed in red chalk: Goddess of Liberty July 29th 1812/ Motto and on scroll: GOD ARMETH THE PATRIOT

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA mAY 10, 1961

Credit Line

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