A Beekman Family Coat-of-Arms
Pastel on thin board
Overall: 9 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. ( 24.4 x 23.2 cm )
mat: 18 x 14 in. ( 45.7 x 35.6 cm )
Gift of Dr. Fenwick Beekman
stamped: verso, lower left: "Exposition Universelle de 1855 / Mention Honorable, etc."
Banner in escutcheon inscribed in yellow pastel: "MENS CONSCIA RECTI"; stamp on verso notes that board was especially made for pastel and won honorable mention at the Exposition Universelle in Paris: P.L. Brevete
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