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Bayou in Moonlight

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Inscription

Signed lower center in black wash: (J.) Hamilton

Provenance

Formerly T.L. 8912, purchased from Victor Spark by Maxim Karolik by February 1955 (his TL 8968.2) Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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

about 1864

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. 321

Dimensions

Diameter of sheet: 39.4 mm. (15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.746

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper (cut in circle)

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Classifications

Watercolors