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Inscription

Lower margin in ink: title, $ 10 Paid Harrriot Sewall 1808

Marks

Watermark: Ruse & Turners, 1805

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; by whom given to MFA November 13, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

1808

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. 1227, p. 308 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 37.3 x 54.0 cm (14 11/16 x 21 1/4 in.) Sheet: 42.7 x 58.1 cm (16 13/16 x 22 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1633

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors