Portrait of Mary Ann Morgan

James Sanford Ellsworth (American, 1802–1874)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1116 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Framed: 7.9 x 9.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.874

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- portraits. Half-length, profile to left, holding book. Cloud behing head and around hips. Sister of Philo, no. 1115. Married Samuel D. Williams, also of Westfield, in 1846.

Inscription

LL in wash: Ellsworth; r: Painter; on back of frame: Mary Ann Aged 20.

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