Cupid Asleep

1812
Mather Brown (American, 1761–1831)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 99

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.1 x 23.7 cm (7 1/2 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.710

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Woman left, bending over Cupid asleep on drapies, arrow and quiver beside him. Credit line should read: Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M and M Karolik Collection of American Water Colors and Drawings, 1800-1875.

Signed

Signed and dated lower right: Mather Brown 1812

Markings

Watermark: O Brenchley

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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