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Boy with Toy Drum

Object Number: 
1937.454
Date: 
ca. 1845
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 25 7/8 x 21 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 65.7 x 55.6 x 2.9 cm )
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.
Bibliography: 
Chamberlain, Narcissa G. “William T.Bartoll, Marblehead Painter.” The Magazine Antiques, vol. 122 (November 1982): 1089–1095.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group