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Watercolor Painting

1923.588 (RS177758)

Description

Watercolor painting of a woman in a pale green dress trimmed with fur holding a small child wearing blue shirt and stockings. Garland of holly and mistletoe in background. Image framed by painted decoration of a flowering branch and a group of putti in the upper left corner. Watercolor framed with a pale green mat and plain wooden frame. Original artwork for prize-winning design for Louis Prang Greeting Card Contest, 1881.

Details

Maker
Sherwood, Rosina Emmet (American painter and illustrator, 1854-1948) (Artist)
E. Schoepflin & Co. (Framer)
Date
1881
Inscriptions
"MER-/ -RY+/ XMAS/ 1881" (Painted)
"Rosina Emmet, New York/ Received 4th Prize of $200-at Prize Exhibtion of 1881/ Reproduction published and copyrighted by L. Prang & Co. 1881" (Black ink)
"Manufactured by/ E. SCHOEPFLIN & CO./ Picture Frames and Gilt Mouldings/ 51 Chardon St., Boston, Mass./ No. 609-3" (Printed text and handwritten pencil)
Location of origin
NY, USA
Material
painting (coating)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Art
Baby
Christmas
Painted
Painting
painting (coating)
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Woman
People and organizations
L. Prang & Co.
Dimensions
19 5/8 x 15 1/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.588
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Mary Fifield King
GUSN
40923

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