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Nobody Gives a Correct Account of War Incidents

1820–65
Artist David Claypoole Johnston (American, 1798–1865)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.5 x 13.1 cm (2 15/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.332

Medium or Technique

Graphite on ruled paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Man seated at a table, bent over writing.

Inscription

Inscribed below: nobody gives a correct / account of War incidents

Provenance

Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport to MFA June 13, 1973

Credit Line

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