"Worldly Folk" Questioning Chimney Sweeps and Their Master before Christ Church, Philadelphia, (painting)
Krimmel, John Lewis 1786-1821 (attributed to)
Svin'in, Pavel Petrovich (formerly attributed to)
Watercolor and graphite on white laid paper
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 42.95.15
Exh.catalog "Centennial of American Watercolor Society," Metropolitan Museum, 1966, pg. 10.
Avery, Kevin J., "American Drawings and Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born before 1835," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002, pg. 323.
A fashionably dressed couple approach an African American chimney sweep with his two assistants on a Philadelphia street corner. In the background is Christ Church.
Architecture exterior--Religious--Christ Church
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums