Herantsa children playing

1851
Rudolph Fried(e)rich Kurz (Swiss (active U.S.) 1818–1871)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 801, fig. 169 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.5 x 35.9 cm (10 7/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3933

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil, pen and wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Three girls with drum seated right, shaded by blanket; boys left with small bows and arrows shooting frogs.

Inscription

Upper left in red ink: "24"
Uper right in red ink: "Herantsa. Children playing./ 30..7.51

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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