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Washing Gold, Calaveras River, California

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Inscription

Dated bottom right in watercolor: "1853" In left margin: directions to matmaker in French ( graphite pencil)

Provenance

Gift of Maxim Karolik (Newport) to MFA December 14, 1950

Credit Line

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

1853

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 761, fig. 159 (Visiting foreign artists)

Dimensions

Image: 41.9 x 55.7 cm (16 1/2 x 21 15/16 in.) Sheet: 44.3 x 59.7 cm (17 7/16 x 23 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.3844

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

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Watercolors