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Idea for frame (Decorative motif)

Inscription

Recto: in brown ink, upper left: Idea for frame

Provenance

By 1949, C. Richard Whittmore, House of Whittemore, Westboro, MA; 1950, sold by Whittmore to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893–d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 4, 2009)

Credit Line

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

1866–1903

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.5 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4692

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink on paper

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Classifications

Drawings