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Album of Western Sketches: The New Tomb of Washington, Mt Vernon

Inscription

LC margin in pen and black ink: title LR in pen and red ink: Geo Tattersall 1836

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

1836

Place Depicted

Mt. Vernon, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 837 (Visiting Foreign Artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.8 x 17.8 cm (6 5/8 x 7 in.) Drawing vignetted.

Accession Number

56.400.44

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, heightened with white gouache, over graphite pencil, on paper

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Classifications

Drawings, Albums