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"Lay Down the Piece"

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Inscription

Signed in brush and wash, bottom of oval: F.O.C. Darley - fecit; passige illustrated is quoted in graphite at bottom ending: "...lay down the piece."

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA Dec. 14, 1950

Credit Line

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

about 1872

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 238

Dimensions

Oval: 28 x 25.5 cm (11 x 10 1/16 in.); Sheet: 37.1 x 33.2 cm (14 5/8 x 13 1/6 in.)

Accession Number

50.3905

Medium or Technique

Graphite and brown wash on board

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