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Unidentified mourning scene miniature

Inscription

Elisha / Clark / Ob: Sep / 13.1783 / AE 41

Provenance

By descent within the family of the sitter to Hope S. Jansen; May 23, 1988 Hope S. Jansen to Caroline Knox (fifth Great-Granddaughter of the sitter); December 2012, gift of Caroline Knox (Westport, MA) to the MFA, Boston. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Knox

American, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1083

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Miniatures