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The Trying Hour

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Inscription

Inscribed upper right in graphite: The Trying Hour / Cole; lower right: Thos Cole

Marks

Watermark: portion of M with laurel wreath

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA April 11, 1957

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 (1962) cat. 654

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.2 x 38.7 cm (10 5/16 x 15 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.277

Medium or Technique

Brush and brown and white wash over graphite pencil on buff paper

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