Washington Visits His Mother at Fredericksburg, Virginia
Graphite and watercolor on beige paper
Overall: 13 1/2 x 16 5/8 in. ( 34.3 x 42.2 cm )
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
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"
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
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