Theorem

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-10550

Description

Theorem painting of roses, rosebuds and leaves. Watercolor paint on cream colored velvet. Dark wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

theorems (paintings)
velvet (fabric weave)
watercolor (paint)
art education
Painting
Theorem
Painting

Inscription

"The Society for the Preservation / of N.E. Antiquities / Painted by Abigail Gray Bridge of Boston / c. 1815 at the Misses Saunder's Academy / Clifton Heights, Dorchester, grandmother / of donor, Helen Sanborn Whitney." (Handwritten on a gummed label)
"Gramstorff Bros., Inc./ Artistic / Picture Framing / Developing, Printing / and Enlarging / 101 Ferry St. / 1182? [handwritten] / Malden, Mass." (Printed label)

People and Organizations

Saunders and Beach Ladies Academy

Maker

Bridge, Abigail Gray (Artist)
Gramstorff Bros. Inc. (Framer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

6 1/8 x 8 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.405

Places

Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

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