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Memorial for John Combs

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Inscription

On tomb above: four-line verse; below: AFFESTIONATELY INSCRIBED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ JOHN COMBS/ WHO DIED MARCH 14TH, 1816, AGED 10 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA September 21, 1960

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 1204 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 39.4 x 50.2 cm (15 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.) oval Sheet: 40.0 x 50.3 cm (15 3/4 x 19 13/16 in.) corners cut

Accession Number

60.1089

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors