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President Franklin Pierce

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Provenance

The artist; Francis Corse, Washington, D.C.; descended in Corse family; with John Levy, New York, 1943; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1945; 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

about 1852–56

Dimensions

76.2 x 63.82 cm (30 x 25 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1156

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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