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The Aged Pastor

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Inscription

Inscribed lower left in pen and ink: F.O.C. Darley - fecit; inscribed lower center in graphite: "Often have no hush'd / The shrillish echo of our holiday, / Turning our mirth to neverence as ho pass'd, / And eager to record one favoring smile, / Oh word paternal." Lower right in graphite: Recollections of an Aged Pastor

Marks

Blind stamp lower right: LONDON ABRAIDED DRAWING BOARD

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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

1850–59

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 240

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.1 x 30.5 cm (15 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

61.267

Medium or Technique

Graphite and gray wash on board

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