Chalkware (seated unidentified boy)
Plaster of Paris, paint
Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 26 x 8.9 cm )
Chalkware figurine of youth in short sleeveless skirted costume with V-neck painted yellow with red and brown stripes; youth is wearing a dark brown hat and is standing with legs crossed on the seat of an armchair with rounded back and flared base.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
hand written: in pencil on inner wall of plaster: "689/Amer" and "5605/LE."
hand written: in pencil on back of figurine: "56-56/L.E."
hand written: on tag attached to object: "INV.717X/UNIDENTIFIED CHALKWARE/CHILD STANDING IN/CHAIR/Gift: NADELMAN"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.