On base of urn in pen: "Sacred to the Memory of / Betsey Barrett / Who died April 7th A.D. 1810 AE 17 yrs. / & / Sophia Barrett / Who died April 23rd A.D. 1816 AE 22 yrs. / Yet still on thee shall fond remembrance / dwell." On verso in graphite pencil: "Salley Barrett"
Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA September 21, 1960
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875
Karolik (1962) cat. 1217
Sheet: 37.6 x 54.1 cm (14 13/16 x 21 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen and watercolor on paper