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Inscription

On scroll in pen and ink: This is a land / immortal This/ beautiful of lands/ that glorious land / is heaven and / mortals who pass/ through it are mortals never/ more./ ab. initio/ P. Punt,, (?or JS Fenton)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1200, fig. 296 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.88 x 35.2 cm (10 3/16 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.438

Medium or Technique

Graphite and tempera on cardboard

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