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Calligraphic Swan

1800–99
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.1 x 21.6 cm (4 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1974.198

Medium or Technique

Quill pen and brown ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Kept with Karolik collection

Inscription

Note on back in graphite pencil: Given to George Hobbs Sanborn Rochester, N.H. by the Calligrapher AS [Ashton Sanborn?]

Markings

Blind stamp upper left: U. S. College of Business and Finance, New Haven, CT.

Provenance

Mrs. Ashton Sanborn, Cambridge, MA; gift to MFA, April 1974.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn