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To the Memory of Joseph Adams and Hannah Adams

Inscription

On tomb in foreground: To the memory of Joseph / Adams who died May 5th 1794 / Aged 79 years. And to the Memory of Hannah Adams / who died August 13th / 1803 Aged 73 Years

Provenance

Edward C. Wheeler, Jr. Esq, Boston, MA; Chuck Emmons Auction Center, Sanbornville, New Hampshire; 1954 purchased by Quentin and Persis Coons; February 16, 1988 by inheritance to Deborah and Kenelm W. Coons; their gift to MFA (May 30, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenelm Winslow Coons in memory of Quentin and Persis Coons

Two mourning young women leaning against an urn on a tomb, under a willow tree

probably 1803-1805

Dimensions

Sight: 38.1 x 39.4 cm (15 x 15 1/2 in.) Framed: 40.6 x 43.2 cm (16 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

2012.283

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and ink on paper

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors