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Sketch for "First Blow For Liberty" (Battle of Lexington)

Inscription

Inscribed at bottom: Battle of Lexington F.O.C. Darley Annotated lower left: $10.00

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959

Credit Line

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

1842–88

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 241

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.3 x 29.5 cm (9 3/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.96

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper, laid down

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