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Painting within a Box, 19th century, dovetailed box with a painting of a woman in a blue dress next to a circular scene of a soldier standing in profile in front of a tree, box ht. 5 3/4, wd. 12 1/4, dp. 7 1/4 in.
Provenance: Ashley Antiques, Deerfield, New Hampshire, August 26, 1979.
Exhibitions: A Case for Boxes, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, October 16-November 16, 1980.
Note: Box was found in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
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