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Women's Tonsorial Rights

1849
David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 427

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 x 19.7 cm (4 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.1029

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two women lounging in chairs, one, center, standing holding a sword. The seated woman at left, and the woman standing are smoking. A man is taking notes from the seated woman at right. A fourth woman stands in the doorway with her back turned. Study for “Scraps,” Boston, 1849, pl. II, no. 2.

Inscription

Inscribed in graphtie below center: Women's rights

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