Washington Visits His Mother at Fredericksburg, Virginia

Object Number: 
1936.879
Medium: 
Graphite and watercolor on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 16 5/8 in. ( 34.3 x 42.2 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "HA Ogden" inscription: upper right: "Historical / Rough sketch to show subject / only / 3" inscription: right: "Incident based on / a Harper's Magazine article / 'In an Old Virginia Town'" inscription: lower left: "'Well, Georg
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in graphite: "H.A. Ogden."; inscribed along lower edge: " 'Well, George, Haven't they caught you yet?' Washington visits his mother at Fredericksburgh[sic] Va."; historical and publication annotations in margins
Description: 
History
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group