Aunt Wal's Old House

Mrs. L. Gleason (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1161, fig. 263 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.9 x 48.3 cm (12 15/16 x 19 in.)

Accession Number

60.470

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. Two-story brick house with two-story porch across front. Pine tree, shrubs and picket fence. Dog carrying basket right foreground.

Inscription

Tablet on right chimney inscribed in wash: T.M./ July 4/ 1826.
On back of frame: Aunt Wals old house Mitchell Creek near Troga Pa. by Mrs. L. Gleason

Markings

Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1853

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1960)

Credit Line

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