The Mower

1842–88
Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 242

Dimensions

Sheet: 37.9 x 30.2 cm (14 15/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.95

Medium or Technique

Brown, gray, blue and white washes over graphite on board

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Man sharpening scythe; man behindhim at right mowing grain.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in brush and wash: F.O.C. Darley, fecit
Annotated lower right in graphite: 50-

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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