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Memorial for George Washington

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Inscription

On urn in pen and ink: GW; on tomb: Sacred/ To the memory of the / Illustrious/ Washington

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1296, fig. 336 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 47 x 52.7cm (18 1/2 x 20 3/4 in.) Framed: 56.8 x 65.4 cm (22 3/8 x 25 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.139

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, stencil and pen and brown ink on velvet

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors