Requires Photography

Portrait of a Child

1857
Richard Morrell Staigg (American, 1817–1881)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.2 x 11 cm (5 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.399

Medium or Technique

Graphite, brush and gray and yellow-gray wash with white watercolor on yellow toned paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Accompanying note on provenance kept in artist’s file.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in graphite: R. M. Staigg / 1857

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

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