Portrait of Mrs. Sullivan Lucion Carpenter

John T. Evans (American, 19th century)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1118, fig. 235 (Folk artists)


Sheet: 31.4 x 22.9 cm (12 3/8 x 9 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Watercolor on board

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Folk art- portraits. Lucinda Warren Goddard, Boston, 1811- 1895, wife of man in no. 1117. Painted the year of her marriage, 1833. Full-length, head profile to right, standing by low table on which is an open box, music and drapery. Wearing a high comb, earrings, cross on chain, full-sleeved dress and gloves, and carrying reticule.


Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1829


1957, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 11, 1957)

Credit Line

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