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Memorial for Mrs. Rendall and Mrs. Mesick

American
August 22, 1828
Caroline H. Barrett Pratt (American, about 1800 to 1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1225 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 14.4 x 21.6 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/2 in.) Sheet: 19.1 x 26.4 cm (7 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.882

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor, and pricking on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- memorial. Willow between two monments with urns. View of Stillwater, New York. House right across river; high buildings with tower beyond.

Inscription

On face of monument left in ink: Sacred to the mem/ ory of Mrs./ Catharine Rendal/ Died. May. 14th 1799./ Aged 36 years.; on face of monument to right: To the Memory / of Mrs. / Elizabeth Mesick, / Died. Feb. 26h 1828./ Aged. 47 years.; on urn above: Blessed are/ dead, who/ die in the / Lord.
Lower margin center in ink: Caroline H. B. Pratt/ Aug. 22nd 1828

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

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