Lake Ontario, New York

Artist Unidentified artist, American, 19th century

Place Depicted: Lake Ontario, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1181, fig. 279 (Folk artists)


Image: 38.1 x 60.2 cm (15 x 23 11/16 in.) Sheet: 48.3 x 71.1 cm (19 x 28 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Colored pastel and graphite pencil on sandpaper

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Folk art- sandpapers and pastels. Backwater of lake, broken by wooded islands. In foreground, house left, bridge center; tall trees and sheep right. Waterfall in distance left, cliff behind; open water beyond.


In margin below picture in graphite: "Lake Ontario"


1950, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

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