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The Old Homestead (Long Island )

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Inscription

Lower center in margin in black and red ink: The Old Homestead.; LR in black ink: Feb 1864

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

1864

  • Artist Edward Lange, American (born in Germany), 1846–1889
  • Formerly attributed to
Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1146, fig 254 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 46.4 x 71.0 cm (18 1/4 x 27 15/16 in.) Sheet: 53.3 x 75.1 cm (21 x 29 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.423

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and watercolor touched with pen on paper

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors