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Portrait of Henry Laurens Roberts

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Inscription

Lower margin in decorative brown script (ink): Henry Laurens Roberts. Born Octbr 18th / 1831. Painted at the age of 4 years.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

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

about 1835

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1110 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 18.6 cm (8 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.869

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors