Our Lady of Mount Carmel

1800–25
Mary Ann Willson (American, active in 1800–1825)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1279 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 29.5 x 24.4 cm (11 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.) Sheet: 40.8 x 32.7 cm (16 1/16 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.3885

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- various. Madonna seated, with bare feet on top edge of shied which stands between two Carmelite sisters; cherub heads and clouds above.

Inscription

In ink below picture: "nuestra Senora demonte Carmclo"

Provenance

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