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Inscription

center in pen and black ink: ERECTED / to the memory of / GEORGE B. DOANE, M.D. / youngest son of the late Isaiah / and Hannah Bartless Doane. / He was born in Boston / December 4, 1793, / Deceased April 13, 1842, / aged 49 years. / As a Son, Brother, Friend / Citizen, Physician, / a model for imitation. / The lament of the poor / pronounced his Eulogy. / "And in the wreck of human joy / May kneeling faith adore thy will."; lower left in black pen and ink: A. CARY DEL.; lower center in black pen and ink: Scale one inch to the Foot.; lower left in graphite by unknown hand: 48 Feb; verso lower right in graphite by unknown hand: EDC

Provenance

Mrs. Alice F. Williams, Washington, DC; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1958; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art