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Portrait of Lydia Watson, wife of Col. Watson. Age, 55 .

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Inscription

On back of frame: 1833 age 55 yrs. wife of Col. j.W. Watson Princeton, Mass.

Marks

Watermark: J Whatman, turkey Mills

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; by whom given to MFA November 8, 1951

Credit Line

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

1833

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1090 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.2 x 8.1 cm (4 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2509

Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors