Church on Hill

The Plot

After 1830
Phoebe Mitchell (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1167 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 50.0 x 65.9 cm (19 11/16 x 25 15/16 in.) Sheet: 62.2 x 78.4 cm (24 1/2 x 30 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.436

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk Art- Landscape- Romanesque type church with walled churchyard. Two men at table under trees in foreground left. Two stone houses; distant mountains.

Inscription

Mating instructions in graphite below.

Markings

Watermark: J Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1830

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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