Election Scene at Catonsville, Maryland

1845
Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810–1874)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 548

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.8 x 27.5 cm (8 3/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2537

Medium or Technique

Graphite, brush and wash, and white watercolor on brown paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Man waving hat center, surrounded by group on foot, others in cart behind; two on horseback left, one reading from paper. Verso: figural sketch. Probably study for painting of same subject in the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in pen and ink: Election Scene at Catonsville 1845

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 8, 1951

Credit Line

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