Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5350

Description

Black and white domestic interior scene; a young woman reading (probably a Bible) to an older woman and small child; room filled with heaby northern Baroque furniture; an open window looks out onto courtyard and church; molded wooden frame with a gilt tin? inner frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
home (concept)
Baroque
religions (concept)
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Northern Baroque
Domesticity
Religion
PICTURE

Inscription

""Gemalt von a. Siegert/Gestochen von N. Barthelmess."" Center inscripttions: ""DER FEIERTAG./Druck von C. Schulgen Bettendorff in Dusseldorf."" Label on back: ""A.A. Childs & Co./Looking-Glass/and Picture-Frame Manufacturers,/19 Tremont St., Boston/Old Engravings and Oil Paints/cleaned and restored./Old Frames Regilt."" Label at lower right corner with initials: ""E.W.M.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Barthelmess, Gestochen von N. (Engraver)
Siegert, Gemalt von A. (Painter)
Childs, A. A., 1850-1888 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA; Dusseldorf, Germany

Dimensions

22.5 x 18.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.701

Places

Massachusetts (United States)