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Family Register of George and Nancy Westcott

about 1818
Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1210 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.7 x 39.4 cm (18 3/8 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.444

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and pen and ink over graphite on silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- memorial. family record- Niche flanked by pilars with cherub at keystone of arch above; urn below. Symbolic female figure on pedestal left and right.

Inscription

At top in ink: George. G. Westcott, was born, June 11th 1786/ Nancy, Aldrich was born Nov. 22 1787. Names and dates of children in three columns below.

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