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Constitution and Guerriere

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Inscription

Inscribed below: Plate 2d. / Paitned by Michael Cornee under Directions from Commodore Hull & Catp. Morris. / CLOSE ENGAGEMENT. / The Constitution in 15 Minutes fire carries away La Guerrieres Mizen Mast. / Novd. 1st. 1812 Published according to Act of Congress & Engraved by J.R. Smith Boston.

Provenance

Bequest to MFA of Maxim Karolik, New Port, June 8, 1964; accessioned Feb. 14, 1962

Credit Line

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

1812

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 192

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.8 x 34.9 cm (10 3/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.73

Medium or Technique

Aquatint, hand colored on paper

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