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Rip Van Winkle and His Companions at the Inn Door of Nicholas Vedder

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Inscription

Upper right, on sign: The Original by John Quidor 1839 ; Reverse, before relining: John Quidor pinst New York 1839.

Provenance

The artist; possibly Joseph Harrison, Jr., Collection, nineteenth century (sold Phila. Art Gals., 1912, no. 36); possibly Colgate family, New York; with Crown Auction Gallery, New York, 1943; with Victor Spark, New York, 1943; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1944; to MFA, 1948, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.

Credit Line

Bequest of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815-1865

1839

Dimensions

68.9 x 86.68 cm (27 1/8 x 34 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.469

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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