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Engraving

1971.701 (RS117709)

Description

Black and white domestic interior scene; a young woman reading (probably a Bible) to an older woman and small child; room filled with heaby northern Baroque furniture; an open window looks out onto courtyard and church; molded wooden frame with a gilt tin? inner frame.

Details

Maker
Barthelmess, Gestochen von N. (Engraver)
Siegert, Gemalt von A. (Painter)
Childs, A. A., 1850-1888 (Maker)
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
""Gemalt von a. Siegert/Gestochen von N. Barthelmess."" Center inscripttions: ""DER FEIERTAG./Druck von C. Schulgen Bettendorff in Dusseldorf."" Label on back: ""A.A. Childs & Co./Looking-Glass/and Picture-Frame Manufacturers,/19 Tremont St., Boston/Old Engravings and Oil Paints/cleaned and restored./Old Frames Regilt."" Label at lower right corner with initials: ""E.W.M.""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA; Dusseldorf, Germany
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Baroque
Domesticity
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
home (concept)
Northern Baroque
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Religion
religions (concept)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
22.5 x 18.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.701
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5350

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