Caroline Hunt Rimmer (American, 1851-1918)
Bethlehem. Monogram signature and date "CHRimmer/-89-" l.r., identified on a label from the Tennessee Centennial Exposition affixed to the frame backing paper. Terra-cotta bas-relief sculpture, sight size 10 x 15 in., framed. Condition: Dust and dirt to interstices.
N.B. Caroline Hunt Rimmer was the daughter of artist William Rimmer (American, 1816-1879). The bas-relief was exhibited in 1897 at the time of Tennessee's six-month celebration marking the 100th anniversary of statehood.
Frame with chipped loss/joint separation at upper right corner. Otherwise condition is as stated: Dust and dirt to interstices.
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