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Harbor with an Island

Unidentified artist, American, 19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1144 (Folk artists)


Sheet: 58.4 x 96.2cm (23 x 37 7/8 in.) Framed: 68.6 x 106.4 cm (27 x 41 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Folk art- landscapes. San Francisco Bay? Sloping fields left, road in foreground with hosue and yard near beach. In distance, small island with rounded hills center, long buildings at base. Settlement along shore right, and pier approached by steamboat. Sailing vessels, some in outer harbor left.


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