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Monument to M.K.

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On monument in ink: M.K./ GOD/ Be the strength/ of your heart/ and/ your portion/ forever/ Ps. 73.26. Onhummock: 50; in margin below: S.R. pxt. Feb. 22. 1827.


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

Feb. 22, 1827

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1216, fig. 304 (Folk artists)


Image: 37.94 x 32.4 cm (14 15/16 x 12 3/4 in.) oval Sheet: 49.1 x 35.1 cm (19 5/16 x 13 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor (oval)


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