Portrait of Sullivan Lucien Carpenter

John T. Evans (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1117, fig. 234 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.4 x 23.2 cm (12 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.226

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on bristal board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- portraits. Boston, 1809- 1894. Painted in 1833, the year of his marriage to Lucinda Warren Goddard, no. 1118. Full-length, profile to left, holding beaver hat in right hand and glove in left.

Markings

On verso: blind stamp of crown in circle, Bristol paper. Watermark: J. Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1829

Provenance

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