Artist: Robert W Weir
Format: Oil on canvas
Signed? Robt. W. Weir/West Point/1836
Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2019)
Website ID: BIAN2
Provenance: The artist; possibly C. P. Custis, Boston; Charles Hamilton Carey, Baltimore; with Coleman Auction Galleries, New York; with A.F. Mondschein, New York, 1946; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1946; to MFA, 1948, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection.
Exhibited? BA 1841
Irene Weir Book?
Ahrens Plate/Page? 5-8 30,50,109
References: The Weir Family, 1820-1920 (Marian Wardle, 2011) p.32
Notes: Based on character from “The Story of the Young Italian” from “Tales of a Traveller” by Washington Irving. This copy has no dog.