Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1817

GUSN

GUSN-310714

Description

Watercolor painting on paper. Painting is a memorial for G.W. Mansir, aged three years. Depicts a woman draped in dark clothing kneeling beside a memorial and a willow tree, with trees and hills in background. Gilt frame and glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"In Memory of C.W. Mansir. Died Aug 18 1817 Aged 3 Years. Alas the brittle clay which built our body [??] Is ev'ry month in ev'ry day a [???]..." (handwritten)
Box marked: "Folk Art Rare Memorial Picture. To hang in bedroom and small folk ptg [painting]of still life was LWW [Lura Woodside Watkins] property"

Additional Identification Number

1299.9

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

11 7/8 x 14 3/8 x 1 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.9

Places

United States