Watercolor of a Mother and Children at a Jail
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
- Date / Time :
- October 25, 2018 12:00PM
Watercolor of a Mother and Children at a Jail, attributed to Miss Patten's School, early 19th century, depicting a woman with two small children extending a hand to a shoeless child, brick building and church in the background, in an oval, molded, gilt-gesso frame, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 9 1/2 in. (sight).
Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, February 2, 1979, Lot 74; Gail Gitlen, Spencertown, New York, March 10, 1979.
Note: Watercolor based upon the mezzotint Charity, published by P. Stampa, London, 1802.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
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