User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Oval Study of Fruit with Bird

Start collecting

Inscription

LC in graphite: LVLB (?); LR: graphite sketch of branch; UL: G L Bergen's Picture (?)

Marks

Watermark: Amies & Co, with dove

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 8, 1964; accessioned February 14, 1962

Credit Line

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1253, color plate XXI (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 34.3 x 27.9 cm (13 1/2 x 11 in.) oval Sheet: 45.1 x 34.0 cm (17 3/4 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

62.123

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and graphite pencil on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors