Castle and Bridge

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1290, fig. 334 (Folk artists)


Image: 44.1 x 58.7 cm (17 3/8 x 23 1/8 in.) Sheet: 49.8 x 70.5 cm (19 5/8 x 27 3/4 in.) (rough edges)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Stencil and watercolor on velvet

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Folk Art- velvet. Arch of bridge left, ruined castle right. Man, woman, child and dog standing center; trees; mountains in background left. Probably based on English print.


1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

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