Washington Visits His Mother at Fredericksburg, Virginia

Washington Visits His Mother at Fredericksburg, Virginia
Title
Washington Visits His Mother at Fredericksburg, Virginia
Medium 
Graphite and watercolor on beige paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 16 5/8 in. ( 34.3 x 42.2 cm )
Description 
History
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Object Number 
1936.879
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, George, Haven't they caught you yet?'" inscription: lower right: "Washington visits his mother at Fredericksburg / Va. / To be returned"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group