Theorem

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-10551

Description

Theorem painting of a stag. Watercolor paint on cream velvet ground. Dark wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

theorems (paintings)
velvet (fabric weave)
watercolor (paint)
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 gummed label)
"Gramstorff Bros., Inc. / Artistic / Picture Framing / Developing, Printing / and Enlarging / 101 Ferry St. / 1182? [handwritten] / Malden, Mass." (printed)

People and Organizations

Saunders and Beach Ladies Academy

Related Items

Title Theorem Accession Number 1995.405

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 9/16 x 6 3/4 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.406

Places

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