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Portrait of a Seated Woman facing right (Mrs. Kerry?)

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Inscription

On verso in ink: Messrs. Kerry 1848

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA October 20, 1955

Credit Line

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

1848

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1063, fig. 216 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 20.3 cm (10 1/16 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

55.700

Medium or Technique

Watercolor over graphite, with white of egg solution onhair and dress, on ivory paper

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Classifications

Watercolors