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Portrait of Col. John Quarles

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Provenance

John Quarles (subject of portrait); purchased by MFA, August 2, 1923.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Colonel John Quarles

(Profile, hair tied in back)

1790–1852

Dimensions

Sheet: 49.5 x 35.6 cm (19 1/2 x 14 in.) Framed: 64.8 x 49.5 cm (25 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.291

Medium or Technique

Black chalk heightened with white on pink prepared paper

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