Our President, Old Hickory (President Andrew Jackson)

1830
J. H. Whitcomb (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1276, fig. 331 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.3 x 30.3 cm (9 9/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.886

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- various. President Jackson in unifom, head in silhouette, mounted in profile to right, holding out hat in left hand.

Inscription

Cut out and pasted to cardboard with ground added and scroll with lettering: OUR / PRESIDENT / OLD HICKORY
Lower right in pen: Cut with scissors/ and painted by / J. H. Whitcomb / in 1830

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

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