The Moreau House

American
1809
Baroness Anne-Marguérite-Joséphine-Henriette Rouillé de Marigny Hyde de Neuville (French, active in United States, 1771–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 794 (Visting Foreign artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.6 x 32.8 cm (7 5/16 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.920

Medium or Technique

Brush and brown wash over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Frame house, front lawn and statue encircled by chain fence with potted plants standing between posts. Estate of General and Mme. Moreau, Bonaparte exiles, adjacent to the artist’s farm in New Brunswick, N.J., purchased in 1811.

Inscription

Inscribed in pen and ink lower left: Morice Ville; lower right: 2 Juillet 1809

Provenance

1958, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, R.I., to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1958)

Credit Line

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