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2015.62.9 (RS222195)

Description

Watercolor painting on paper. Painting is a memorial for G.W. Mansir, aged three years. Depicts a woman draped in dark clothing kneeling beside a memorial and a willow tree, with trees and hills in background. Gilt frame and glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1817
Inscriptions
"In Memory of C.W. Mansir. Died Aug 18 1817 Aged 3 Years. Alas the brittle clay which built our body [??] Is ev'ry month in ev'ry day a [???]..." (handwritten)
Box marked: "Folk Art Rare Memorial Picture. To hang in bedroom and small folk ptg [painting]of still life was LWW [Lura Woodside Watkins] property"
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Dimensions
11 7/8 x 14 3/8 x 1 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.9
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310714

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