House by the River

M. T. Harvey (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1196, fig. 293 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

60.1100

Medium or Technique

Black and white chalk on prepared paper (sandpaper)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- Sandpapers and pastels. Two-and-a-half-story frame house with ornate bargeboards, set among trees and bushes at bend of a stream. Two wooded spits of land right. Row of buildings on hillside.

Inscription

LL scratched: MH

Provenance

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