Girl in a black dress holding a blue Book

about 1845–50
Jane Anthony Davis (American, 1821–1855)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1100, fig. 229 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.7 x 13.2 cm (6 3/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.421

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk Art- Portrait. Three-quarter length, slightly to right; smooth hair parted in middle; collar with crossed ends. Yellow border

Markings

Watermark: J Whatman

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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