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Memorial: For Nancy Bonney

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Inscription

Lower margin in pen: O Say Sweet Girl thus doomed to part thy friend shall ever cheerful be for ah this faithful wounded heart still beats with tenderest love for thee; below center: Nancy Bonney; R: Js Osborn

Marks

Watermark: R D

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 8, 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 1221 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 24.0 x 22.2 cm (9 7/16 x 8 3/4 in.) Sheet: 24.9 x 22.7 cm (9 13/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.881

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors