Lower margin in ink: "Gay Lordlings sought her for their bride/ But she would ne'er incline; / Prove to your equals just & true / As I shall prove to mine"
Maxim Karolik, (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA October 20, 1955
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875
Karolik cat. no 1242, fig. 316 (Folk artists)
Image: 22.7 x 19.7 cm (8 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.) Sheet: 27.8 x 20.6 cm (10 15/16 x 8 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor on paper