Woman Lamenting, Beside the Arms of her Husband

Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Image: 48.3 x 62.2 cm (19 x 24 1/2 in.) Sheet: 49.4 x 63.8 cm (19 7/16 x 25 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Watercolor heightened with white on paper

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Folk art- various. the wife of an Indian chief sitting beside a tree on which are hung the weapons of her husband
after mezzotint by JR Smith after J. Wright


1951, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 8, 1951)

Credit Line

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