Inlaid wooden panel

Inlaid wooden panel
Inlaid wooden panel
ca. 1900
Wood, metal
Overall: 15 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 39.4 x 20 x 1.9 cm )
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
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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