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Oval Study of Fruit with Bird

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LC in graphite: LVLB (?); LR: graphite sketch of branch; UL: G L Bergen's Picture (?)


Watermark: Amies & Co, with dove


Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 8, 1964; accessioned February 14, 1962

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 1253, color plate XXI (Folk artists)


Image: 34.3 x 27.9 cm (13 1/2 x 11 in.) oval Sheet: 45.1 x 34.0 cm (17 3/4 x 13 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Watercolor and graphite pencil on paper


Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors