Family Outing

Family outing beside a Stream

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1148, fig. 256 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.5 x 50.6 cm (15 15/16 x 19 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.221

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and watercolor on Bristol board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- landscapes. Mother with child in lap seated in front of rock left; father center with three children and dog. Large tree overhanging stream right.

Markings

Bristol board stamp ll

Provenance

1957, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 11, 1957)

Credit Line

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