Chalkware (seated boy)
Plaster of Paris, paint
Overall: 11 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 in. ( 29.2 x 14 x 12.7 cm )
Chalkware figurine of a youth in short, skirted costume (chiton) with elbow-length sleeves and V-neck, with accents painted in dark yellow, brown and red; youth is seated on tree stump, wears dark yellow hat, and holds red heart-shaped object to his breast; low rectangular base with canted corners, painted dark yellow.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
handwritten in graphite on inner wall of plaster: "1236 / Amer." and "2036 / Amer."
handwritten in graphite on back of base: "6290-X.EA-C"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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