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Blind Beggars at Canton

Inscription

Inscribed in graphite below: Blind beggars at Canton Raining like Thunder

Provenance

Given by the artist to Captain William Brenton Boggs, the Ringgold-Rodgers Expedition's purser; bought from Bogg's granddaughter by Maxim Karolik. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

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

1854

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 455

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.7 x 24 cm (5 13/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.889

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors