Memory Lesson

Mother and Daughterin pastoral landscape

Sophia Hamilton (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1162, fig. 264 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 37.0 x 48.6 cm (14 9/16 x 19 1/8 in.) Sheet: 40.0 x 51.6 cm (15 3/4 x 20 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.434

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk Art- Landscape- Pastoral landscape with girl reciting to her mother center; beyond a stream, shepherdess left and milkmaid right; trees and flowering shrubs.

Inscription

lower margin l and r in graphite: Sophia Hamilton

Markings

Watermark: But[ler?] & Ward

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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