White House with Columns

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1184, fig. 281 (Folk artists)


Image: 51.3 x 73.3 cm (20 3/16 x 28 7/8 in.) Sheet: 52.1 x 74.5 cm (20 1/2 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pastel on prepared board (sandpaper)

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Folk art- sandpaper. Partly framed by trees and shrubs, house with dome and classical porch standing back from oval pool with swans and small boat foreground.


1950, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

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