General Washington on Horseback

Unidentified artist (American, 19th century), After Thomas Sully (American (born in England), 1783–1872)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1387 (Folk artists)


Image: 20.6 x 16.7 cm (8 1/8 x 6 9/16 in.) Sheet: 25.4 x 20.5 cm (10 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pen, blue and brown inks, and watercolor

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors

Folk art- calligraphy. Hand on hip, riding to right; horse’s head turned to left. After Thomas Sully painting of Washington at the Passage of the Delaware in M. F. A.


LC in ink: Washington


1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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