Betrothal Portrait of Miss Frances Taylor and Her Fiancé

Betrothal Portrait of Miss Frances Taylor and Her Fiancé
Title
Betrothal Portrait of Miss Frances Taylor and Her Fiancé
Date 
1831
Medium 
Watercolor and black ink with areas of glaze on beige paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 x 7 7/8 in. (30.5 x 20 cm), irregular
Description 
Folk Art Celebration Scene
Credit Line 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Object Number 
1937.1721
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "Miss Frances Taylor's / Picture Bought / A.D. 1831."
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group