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Tremont House: Post vs. Atlas

1838
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 423

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.9 x 8.9 cm (5 1/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

60.1033

Medium or Technique

Graphite rubbed for transfer on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Man standing in a room with a table with one arm raised over his head in anger. Other men around the table smirking. Illustration for “A World of Wonders” by J. R. Peabody, Boston, 1838, p.72.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

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