Inlaid wooden panel

Inlaid wooden panel
Title
Inlaid wooden panel
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 39.4 x 20 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
Rectangular wooden panel with wood inlay depicting an idealized female figure with a scroll in one hand and an owl atop a book on the floor near her feet; framed, with hardware attached to back for hanging.
Credit Line 
Gift of Edmond C. Bonaventure
Object Number 
1950.9b
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, the figure depicted on this panel is meant to represent "Poetry." The artist was the grandfather of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group