American School, 19th Century
Theorem of Seashells and Seaweed. Unsigned. Paint on velvet, 7 x 11 in., in a period molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor toning and small light stains.
Provenance: Retains a paper label from the American Folk Art Gallery, New York.
Exhibitions: Downtown Gallery, New York, Masterpieces in American Folk Art, September, 1946; Eden Hill House, Newtown Connecticut, June 1952, June 1957, and July 1966; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., The Edith Gregor Halpert Collection, 1962; Downtown Gallery, New York, American Roots, September, 1962; Museum of Early American Folk Art April, New York, 1964.
Literature: Illustrated in Town and Country, July, 1947.
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