Mourning Picture: Man Standing by Gravestone

before about 1840
Circle Of Jacob Maentel (American (born in Germany), 1763–1863, active in U.S. 1804–1850), Formerly attributed to Samuel Endredi Stettinius (American (born in Germany), 1768–1815)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1122 (Folk artists)


Image: 29.1 x 19.1 cm (11 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.) Sheet: 29.8 x 19.7 cm (11 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.) laid down

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Folk art- portraits. Man in cutaway coat, trouser bottoms slit and buttoned, standing to right beside tilted headstone; holding inscribed sheet of paper in left hand and large handkerchief in right.


1954, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1954)

Credit Line

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