Landscape with a farm, Charlestown

1840
Fred N. McDowell (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1165, fig. 266 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.0 x 54.9 cm (11 13/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.1155

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk Art- landscapes. House attached to barn with wide arched entrance center; well right. Rail fence along road across foreground. Four-wheeled wagon; dog; trees.

Inscription

In 3 or 4 places in ink: F.N. McDowell and ll: 1840/ Fred McDowell/ Charlestown

Provenance

1958, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 13, 1958)

Credit Line

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