Constitution and Guerriere

1812


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 192

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.8 x 34.9 cm (10 3/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.73

Medium or Technique

Aquatint, hand colored on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Plate 2: Close Engagement.

Inscription

Inscribed below: Plate 2d. / Paitned by Michael Cornee under Directions from Commodore Hull & Catp. Morris. / CLOSE ENGAGEMENT. / The Constitution in 15 Minutes fire carries away La Guerrieres Mizen Mast. / Novd. 1st. 1812 Published according to Act of Congress & Engraved by J.R. Smith Boston.

Provenance

Bequest to MFA of Maxim Karolik, New Port, June 8, 1964; accessioned Feb. 14, 1962

Credit Line

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