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Memorial for Mrs. Rendall and Mrs. Mesick

Inscription

On face of monument left in ink: Sacred to the mem/ ory of Mrs./ Catharine Rendal/ Died. May. 14th 1799./ Aged 36 years.; on face of monument to right: To the Memory / of Mrs. / Elizabeth Mesick, / Died. Feb. 26h 1828./ Aged. 47 years.; on urn above: Blessed are/ dead, who/ die in the / Lord. Lower margin center in ink: Caroline H. B. Pratt/ Aug. 22nd 1828

Provenance

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

August 22, 1828

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1225 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 14.4 x 21.6 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/2 in.) Sheet: 19.1 x 26.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.882

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor, and pricking on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors