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Base of column, Paestum

Inscription

Inscribed below right: J F. Cropsey Paestum / Aug. 13th 1848

Provenance

By 1949, Mrs. Constance Mead, Flossmoor, Illinois; 1951, sold by Mrs. Mead to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1952, gift of Maxim Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 13, 1952)

Credit Line

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

August 13, 1848

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Accession Number

52.1587

Medium or Technique

Graphite with white wash on ivory paper

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