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Inscription

Inscribed below in pen and ink: Jarvis the Painter / (sketched by himself.)

Marks

Annotated on verso in pen and ink: MR. BENJAMIN THAW OF NEW YORK / has GIVEN TO THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM A / PORTRAIT OF THOMAS APTHORP COOPER, BY / JOHN WESLEY JARVIN / JULY 31, 1918

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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

1815–34

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 407

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.6 x 13.4 cm (6 15/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.292

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and graphite on board

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors