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Bird Song, with Portrait of Jenny Lind

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Inscription

Inscribed above portrait in ink: BIRD SONG; below portrait: LADIES PENMANSHIP and two four-line stanzas; Designed and executed with a pen by / D. F. Brown.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 1398(Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 65.7 x 58.6 cm (25 7/8 x 22 17/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1126

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink on paper

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