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Raising the wind: Boy starting a fire

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Inscription

LR in pen: Henry Peters Gray; verso in graphite: For Mr. Cummings / title / by HP Gray

Marks

Watermark: small portion of M in corner

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift 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

1844–46

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 648

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.0 x 38.3 cm (10 1/4 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.790

Medium or Technique

Gray, black, white and orange wash over graphite pencil on buff paper

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