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Betrothal Portrait of Miss Frances Taylor and Her Fiancé

Object Number: 
1937.1721
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
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center in brown ink: "Miss Frances Taylor's / Picture Bought / A.D. 1831."
Description: 
Folk Art Celebration Scene
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.
Credit Line: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
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