Watercolor Memorial for Hannah Gott
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
- Date / Time :
- August 12, 2018 10:00AM
Watercolor Memorial for Hannah Gott, William Saville, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1800, the arched brick structure covered with meandering vines enclosing a memorial inscription flanked by urns and architectural base, signed at the bottom "This Monument was drawn for the Relations of the deceased by/William Saville/Gloucester, October 11, 1800," in a black-painted frame with gilt liner, ht. 12 3/4, wd. 10 3/4 in.
Provenance: Christie's, October 19, 1990, Lot 156.
Exhibitions: For the Record: Art and Artifacts of the American Family, Bennington, Museum, Bennington, Vermont, November 1-December 31, 2008.
Note: A very similar memorial for Captain Isaac Harding of Hamilton, Massachusetts, signed and dated Gloucester, August 12, 1801 is shown as K25 in The Edith Gregor Halpert Folk Art Collection published by Terry Dintenfass, 1950.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
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