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Hour of Trial

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Inscription

LR in ink: Hour of Trial / F.W. Edmonds UR in graphite: title / and Edmonds for Co. . Verso in graphite: ... for Cole

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift 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

The Trying Hour

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 657

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.3 x 39.7 cm (10 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.280

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil, brown wash on light blue paper, touched with white and scratched for highlighs

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