"You understand Latin, then?"

about 1860
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 239

Dimensions

Oval image: 32.1 x 27.9 cm (12 5/8 x 11 in.) Sheet: 46.4 x 37.1 cm (18 1/4 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3906

Medium or Technique

Wash over pencil, touched with white on Bristol board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Man and daughter seated at window interrogating young man carrying a hurdy-gurdy.

Inscription

Signed lower left in wash: "F.O.C. Darley fecit"
Below in graphite pencil: a quote, The Redskins page 80-

Markings

Blind oval stamp with crown: Reynolds Bristol Board

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; by whom given to the MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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