Portrait of Man Seated

1819
John Rubens Smith (English, 1775–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 666

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.2 x 18.1 cm (8 3/4 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.321

Medium or Technique

Graphite on buff paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Half-length, facing, resting left arm on table; rcrop (?) in right hand.

Inscription

Inscribed lower right on table in graphite: IR Smith fecit / N.Y. 1819; on back of frame in graphite: Mr. Worral. / Boston, 1825

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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