Mississippi Pilot


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1268

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.8 x 43.2 cm (13 5/16 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

62.132

Medium or Technique

Gouache on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- various. Interior of pilot house with pilot in shirtsleeves at wheel; banks of river visible; two approaching steamboats.

Inscription

LR in pen and ink: J. Miller/ 1868 (?) Drawn on back of cardboard bearing advertisement of A. Terhune and Son, 8th Ave., N.Y., with wood engraving of two ladies.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 8, 1964; accessioned February 14, 1962

Credit Line

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