Eagle with American Shield

Eagle with American Shield
Title
Eagle with American Shield
Date 
19th century
Medium 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. ( 29.8 x 42.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.462
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 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group