Constitution and Guerriere
Karolik (1962) cat. 192
Sheet: 25.8 x 34.9 cm (10 3/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Aquatint, hand colored on paper
Not On View
Plate 2: Close Engagement.
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.
Bequest to MFA of Maxim Karolik, New Port, June 8, 1964; accessioned Feb. 14, 1962
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875