The Country Maid
Karolik cat. no 1242, fig. 316 (Folk artists)
Image: 22.7 x 19.7 cm (8 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.) Sheet: 27.8 x 20.6 cm (10 15/16 x 8 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor on paper
Not On View
Folk art- various. Girl standing beside sheep and lamb. Trees and two-story house in background.
Lower margin in ink: "Gay Lordlings sought her for their bride/ But she would ne'er incline; / Prove to your equals just & true / As I shall prove to mine"
1955, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 20, 1955)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875