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Two Studies of a Native in Winter Dress

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in graphite: Aug 29 1855 Kern / Kalong out; lower right: Ka long out Verso: Drawn for the better understanding / of the savage

Marks

Annotated on verso in center in graphite: 170

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

August 29, 1855

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 469

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 29.3 cm (8 3/8 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.887

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite on paper

Collections

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Classifications

Watercolors