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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

American School, 19th Century
MOURNING PICTURE: IN MEMORY OF RUFUS HATHAWAY, M.D.
Estimate
5,0008,000
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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

American School, 19th Century
MOURNING PICTURE: IN MEMORY OF RUFUS HATHAWAY, M.D.
Estimate
5,0008,000
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American School, 19th Century
MOURNING PICTURE: IN MEMORY OF RUFUS HATHAWAY, M.D.
the paper is watermarked Whatman-1821; the urn inscribed In Memory of Rufus Hathaway / M.D. / born May 12, 1770 / died Oct. 13, 1822; the monument inscribed Beneath those clods in peaceful sleep / His mortal body lies / Surviving friends forbear to weep / For Virtue never dies;
Watercolor, pen and ink on paper
18 by 23 in.
circa 1825
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Catalogue Note

This rare watercolor mourning picture is in memory of Rufus Hathaway (1770-1822), a physician and noted American folk artist.

Important Americana

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New York