Tippoo

Tippoo
Title
Tippoo
Date 
1800
Medium 
Watercolor and black ink over graphite on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/2 x 13 1/8 in. ( 34.3 x 33.3 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Mae L. P. Pringle, Brooklyn, granddaughter of the artist
Object Number 
1956.172
Marks 
Inscribed at lower center outside image in black ink: "Tippoo--"; inscribed and signed at lower right outside image in graphite: "Painted by James Pringle 1800"; verso of board inscribed: "This Picture was painted by James Pringle / when he was 13 years old. / Edward T. Pringle."
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower center outside image in black ink: "Tippoo--"; inscribed and signed at lower right outside image in graphite: "Painted by James Pringle 1800"; verso of board inscribed: "This Picture was painted by James Pringle / when he was 13 years old. / Edward T. Pringle."
Gallery Label 
This is a portrait of a cat.
Provenance 
Descent through artist's family; Miss Mae L.P. Pringle, Brooklyn, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group