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Memorial for Amos Tyler

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Inscription

On monument in ink: Sacred to the memory of/ Amos Tyler, / who Died Jany. 15. 1829, Aged. 37./ May we never mourn those/ Who sleep in Jesu's arms. On verso in ink: Farewell dear friends a short farewell/ For we on earth awhile must dwell./ Jann

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 1208 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.7 x 20.8 cm (7 3/8 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.443

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors