Young Woman with Ringlets in a Black Dress

about 1838–40
Artist Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1061, fig. 214 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.9 x 17.8 cm (9 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

60.847

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portrait. Half-length, full front, hands folded on lap. Low neckline edged with ruching; necklace and brooch.

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

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