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An Emblem of Europe

1998.517.2 (RS31095)

Description

Oval painting in a one inch black rectangular frame of a female figure holding a large black Bible with her right hand and a cornucopia filled with fruit and vegetables with her left hand. A map of Europe, a globe, a lyre, and a sheet of music are at her feet. Behind her is a painter's palette, an Ionic column and two sailing vessels.

Details

Maker
Stampa, P. (Publisher)
Date
1800-1810
Inscriptions
Printed on bottom: ""Published April 24,--- Stampa, 30, Leather Lane, London.""
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Bible
Cornucopia
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Glass
glass (material)
Globe
Lyre
lyres
Map
maps
Music Book
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE
songbooks
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
16.125 x 12.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.517.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18502

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