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Near soldiers in pen and ink:how to hunt; lower margin: John H. Crispell... Pictorial Publisher, title and The cross is heavy friens you see/ So I will let, The Cross/ bare me


Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 8, 1964; accessioned February 14, 1962

Credit Line

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1261, fig. 323 (Folk artists)


Image: 44.5 x 38.9 cm (17 1/2 x 15 5/16 in.) Sheet: 50.6 x 40.3 cm (19 15/16 x 15 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black and colored crayon, pen and watercolor on paper


Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors