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Portrait of Julia Ward Howe

1880–97
Valerian Gribayedoff (Russian (active in the United States, died in Paris, France), 1858–1908)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 786

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.8 x 9.2 cm (4 1/4 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.281

Medium or Technique

Pen and black ink on board

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Bust, facing, head slightly to left, wearing flowered cap.

Inscription

Inscribed lower left in ink: V. Gribayedoff; lower right in graphite: Julia Ward Howe (in another hand)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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