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Mary Ann Hardy

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Inscription

Reverse: MARY-A[N]N HARDY/Drawn, March 1821. in the 12th year/of her AE./-[ ]-/J.P. HARDY del./1.

Provenance

The artist; descended in family to Miss Charlotte W. Hardy, Brewer, Me. (great-niece of the artist); with Victor Spark, New York, 1943; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1943; to MFA, 1947, gift of Maxim Karolik.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865

1821

Dimensions

45.08 x 36.83 cm (17 3/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1135

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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Americas

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