Memorial for Abiathar R. and Horace B. Wolcott, d.1816
Artist Unidentified artist
Karolik cat. no 1212, fig. 302 (Folk artists)
Image: 42.4 x 55.6 cm (16 11/16 x 21 7/8 in.) Sheet: 43.3 x 56.5 cm (17 1/16 x 22 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen and watercolor on paper
Not On View
Folk Art- memorials. Funerary urn left with lilies and willows beside a stream shaded by tree with ivy around trunk. Road leading to church and houses right; hills in background.
On tomb in pen: SACRED/ To the memory of/ ABIATHAR R. and HARACE B. / Sons of Abiathar and Mary Wolcott./ Abiathar died Sept. 15th 1816./ Aged 15 years./ Horace died May 11th 1816/ Aged 1 year.
Below in pen: three-line verse
Watermark: J Whatman
1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875