Self-Portrait

1852–62
Artist Emile Masson (American, active in 1852–1862)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 516

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 x 15.9 cm (8 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.403

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and graphite on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Bearded artist, a large portfolio under his right arm, wearing beribboned, broad-brimmed hat, walking to left.

Inscription

Inscribed above in graphite: Old Masson / and his Sacré Dam Big Folio!

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA April 14, 1960

Credit Line

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