The "Big Medicine Man"
Paul Frenzeny (American, active 1868–1889)
Karoliik cat. no 302, pl. VIII
Sheet: 31.8 x 47.1 cm (12 1/2 x 18 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite pencil on blue-gray paper
Not On View
Group of Indians right absorbed in watching artist at easel center, painting picture of Indian cheif, horse and woman left. Child at artist’s feet examining paint box.
LL in graphite: P. Frenzeny; LR in water color: title
About 1953, sold by Edward Eberstadt and Sons, New York, to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1957, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 11, 1957)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875