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

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

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]

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