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Inauguration of Van Buren, 1837

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Inscription

Bottom center in ink: "The Inauguration of President Van Buren at the Capitol. March 3rd 1837." Verso in pencil: "White house Washington"

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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

1837

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 49, fig. 27

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 37.6 cm (10 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3845

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

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