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Watercolor Tuttle Family Record, David Auger, Newfane, Vermont, c. mid-19th century, the names and key dates in the lives of members of the Tuttle family inscribed within an arched frame, decorated with eagle, starburst, and sun motifs, below a spreadwing eagle flanked by a sailing ship and a building, in a molded black-painted frame, ht. 13 1/2, wd. 9 1/2 in. (sight).
Provenance: Penny Dionne, West Willington, Connecticut, March 25, 1993.
Literature: Arthur and Sybil Kern, "David Augur: Little-known Folk Painter," Folk Art, No. 3, Fall 2004, pp. 56-63.
Exhibitions: For the Record: Art and Artifacts of the American Family, Bennington, Museum, Bennington, Vermont, November 1-December 31, 2008.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
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