Requires Photography

Explosion of the Pot of Apples

1820–65
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 433

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.2 x 10.5 cm (6 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1041

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Men and women before a fire, on which a pot is bursting open.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite lower right: p. 134; below: Explosion of the pot of apples

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

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