Portrait of Gen. E.M. Hosmer

1800–99
Artist Unidentified artist (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1088 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.0 x 8.6 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.851

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Bust, three-quarters to left. Pleated shirt front, stand up collar and wide neckband. Sideburns.

Inscription

Trial color strokes on upper and right edges. On verso in pen and ink: Gen. E.M. Hosmer / Grandfather

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