"Emblem of Asia"

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-289315

Description

Watercolor painting of a woman personifying Asia. Woman is dressed in fine silk clothing and is wearing a turban. In the background are ancient ruins and temples, and a man (European?) being chased by an exotic (large) crocodile. Watercolor matted with reverse painting on glass. Gold beaded frame.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Painting

Inscription

"EMBLEM OF ASIA" (Painted)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Credit Line

Estate of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.643.3