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The White House, Washington

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Inscription

On mount, lower left: Herzberg's title; at right: signature, and date

Signed

Lower right on mount: C. Herzberg 1853

Provenance

By 1949, David Hollander, Yonkers, New York; 1949, sold by Hollander to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 14, 2006)

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875

The President's House, Washington from the River Potomac

1853

Dimensions

Sheet: 12 x 18 cm (4 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.); Mount: 13.5 x 19.5 cm (5 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1288

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

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Classifications

Watercolors