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1949.766 (RS119876)

Description

Hand colored print glued to glass. Classical woman draped in red, seated in chariot pulled by two lions, holding a horn of fruit in one hand and with the other reaching out to an arriving dove. A winged putto rides one of the tigers as they ride through grain field and by fruit trees.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
""PLENTY attending the blessings of PEACE.""
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
hand coloring
printing (process)
varnishing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Allegory
allegory (artistic device)
Chariot
chariots (carriages)
Classical
Classical Figure
Cornucopia
Dove
doves
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Hand Colored
hand coloring
lion
Lion
Peace
peace
PICTURE, ALLEGORY
printing (process)
prints (visual works)
Putti
putti (motifs)
Transfer Printed
Varnished
varnishing
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15.875 x 11.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.766
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7715

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