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Memorial for Abaither R. and Horace B. Wolcott, d.1816

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Inscription

On tomb in pen: SACRED/ To the memory of/ ABIATHAR R. and HARACE B. / Sons of Abiathar and Mary Wolcott./ Abiathar died Sept. 15th 1816./ Aged 15 years./ Horace died May 11th 1816/ Aged 1 year. Below in pen: three-line verse

Marks

Watermark: J Whatman

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA October 11, 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 1212, fig. 302 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 42.4 x 55.6 cm (16 11/16 x 21 7/8 in.) Sheet: 43.3 x 56.5 cm (17 1/16 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.743

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors