Pity the Sorrows of a Poor Old Man
William Sidney Mount (American, 1807–1868)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 12.7 x 10.1 cm (5 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite on paper
Not On View
An elderly man standing on a step leaning on a cane. A woman stands behind him inside a door.
Inscribed lower center in graphite: "Pitty (sic.) the sorrows of / a poor old man-" / W.S.M.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875