953
953

IMPORTANT AMERICAN FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOBBI AND RALPH TERKOWITZ

Important Embroidered and Painted Silk Picture: A Scene in the Tempest, Eliza Wheaton, Susanna Rowson's Academy, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1806
Estimate
5,0008,000
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953

IMPORTANT AMERICAN FOLK ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF BOBBI AND RALPH TERKOWITZ

Important Embroidered and Painted Silk Picture: A Scene in the Tempest, Eliza Wheaton, Susanna Rowson's Academy, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1806
Estimate
5,0008,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Important Americana

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Important Embroidered and Painted Silk Picture: A Scene in the Tempest, Eliza Wheaton, Susanna Rowson's Academy, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1806
with French knots and chenille, as well as silvered threads, retains original black églomisé mat,  inscribed in gilt lettering E. Wheaton / A Scene in the Tempest / What is 't? a Spirit? How it looks about.
21 1/2 in. by 26 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Stephen & Carol Huber, Old Saybrook, Connecticut.

Catalogue Note

The print source for this embroidery is entitled "Miranda" and it was published by John Boydell in London on June 1, 1785, after a painting by Robert Edge Pine (1730-1788).  The engraving is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 

Important Americana

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New York