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Thomas Best

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Inscription

Upper right: "Thomas Best / -Audubon / -1820" On verso in graphite: "Drawn by John J. Audubon / Cincinnati 26th July 1829"

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 13, 1952

Credit Line

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

1820

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 63

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.5 x 25.56 cm (11 5/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1563

Medium or Technique

Black chalk, touched with neutral wash on paper

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