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Bookplate of William Adams

1793
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1397, fig. 380 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.2 x 31.8 cm (7 15/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.414

Medium or Technique

Pen, brown ink and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- Calligraphy. Decorated with scrolls.

Inscription

In ink and watercolor: Wm. Adams/ Ejus Liber. / August 17th Anoque Domini 1793.

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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