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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.
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""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.""
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
Barthelmess, Gestochen von N. (Engraver)
Siegert, Gemalt von A. (Painter)
Childs, A. A., 1850-1888 (Maker)
Boston, MA, USA; Dusseldorf, Germany
22.5 x 18.375 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May
Massachusetts (United States)