Nineteenth Century Theorem Landscapes, Schoolgirl Compositions, Large

New England, Possibly Deerfield Academy, Anonymous Artist

Nineteenth Century Theorem Landscapes, Schoolgirl Compositions, Large

Outstanding pair of watercolors on velvet theorem paintings that were found years ago rolled in a closet; it appears that they have never been in direct sunlight. Theorems of this type are often attributed to the “Deerfield School” of Massachusetts.

Item Date: Circa 1820

Estimated Year: 1820

Measurement: Frame: 26.25" by 29"; View: 22.75" by 25.25"

Material: Watercolors on brushed cotton [velvet].

Item Condition: Fine original condition; The frames are not original.

Reference: For a discussion of similar works in this medium from the Deerfield Academy, see Suzanne L. Flynt, Ornamental and Useful Accomplishments: Schoolgirl Education and Deerfield Academy, 1800-1830. Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association: Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1988.

Price: $6,250

SKU 594-43

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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