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MacDonough's Victory

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Inscription

Lower margin right in pen and ink: "Drawn By The Pen of J.W. Baker; center: "Com. Macdonoug's Victory on Lake Champlain September 11th 1814."

Marks

Watermark: undecipherable letters

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 8, 1964; accessioned February 14, 1962

Credit Line

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

1814

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 1258, fig. 321 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 35.7 x 69.1 cm (14 1/16 x 27 3/16 in.) Sheet: 44.1 x 75.7 cm (17 3/8 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.125

Medium or Technique

Pen, ink, black chalk (or crayon?) and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors