An Emblem of Europe

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1810

GUSN

GUSN-18502

Description

Oval painting in a one inch black rectangular frame of a female figure holding a large black Bible with her right hand and a cornucopia filled with fruit and vegetables with her left hand. A map of Europe, a globe, a lyre, and a sheet of music are at her feet. Behind her is a painter's palette, an Ionic column and two sailing vessels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
Bible
lyres
maps
songbooks
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Oil
Glass
Painted
Woman
Bible
Cornucopia
Map
Globe
Lyre
Music Book
PICTURE

Inscription

Printed on bottom: ""Published April 24,--- Stampa, 30, Leather Lane, London.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Stampa, P. (Publisher)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

16.125 x 12.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.517.2