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Adam Babcock

Provenance

About 1774, painted for Adam Babcock (the sitter), Boston; until 2011, by descent within the family; October, 30 2011, sale (consigned by a descendent of Adam Babcock), Skinner, Boston, lot 250, sold to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 16, 2011)

Credit Line

A. Shuman Collection—Abraham Shuman Fund and funds donated by Kristin and Roger Servison

about 1774

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 x 1 1/4 in. (5.1 x 3.2 cm)

Accession Number

2011.1897.1-2

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on ivory

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Miniatures