Young girl holding a Spray of Flowers

Artist Unknown American, 19th century (American)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1055, fig. 209 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.7 x 27.3 cm (15 5/8 x 10 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

55.687

Medium or Technique

Pastel on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Pastels

Folk art- portraits. Child in empire dress, with curled hair piled high and earring, seated in upholstered chair; three-quarters to left.

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill

Provenance

1955, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 20, 1955)

Credit Line

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