Benoni Burdick was a Bitter Man
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)
Karolik (1962) cat. 432
Sheet: 16.2 x 12.4 cm (6 3/8 x 4 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite rubbed for transfer on paper
Not On View
A man with a bitter expression on his face seated at a table, looking down at a dog.
Inscribed in graphite lower right: p. 94; below: "Benoni Burdick was a bitter man"
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875