Portrait of Charles Bartlett Roberts
Joseph H. Davis (American, 1811–1865)
Karolik cat. no 1109 (Folk artists)
Image: 19.1 x 15.9 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.) Sheet: 20.5 x 16.7 cm (8 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor over graphite on paper
Not On View
Folk art- portraits. Boy standing in landscape, profile to right, holding powder horn in right hand and barrel of gun in left. Retriever with bird at right. Hunting cap and dead bird on ground left.
Lower margin in decorative black script (ink): Charles Bartlett, Roberts. Born May 21st 1822. / Painted at the Age of 13 years.
1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875