AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | WATERCOLOR MOURNING PICTURE FOR JOHN DAGGETT
AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | WATERCOLOR MOURNING PICTURE FOR JOHN DAGGETT
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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | WATERCOLOR MOURNING PICTURE FOR JOHN DAGGETT

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY | WATERCOLOR MOURNING PICTURE FOR JOHN DAGGETT

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD

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AMERICAN SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

WATERCOLOR MOURNING PICTURE FOR JOHN DAGGETT


watercolor on paper

Southern Massachusetts or Rhode Island

circa 1818

15 ¾ by 19 ¾ in.

the tombed inscribed Consecrated to the remains of John Dagget who was born Sept 9th 1800 and died July 5th 1803. And an Infant Child aged 10 hours who was born June 5th 1818. The lower register with a memorial verse When Gabriel's awful trump shall blow And Souls to boolies join, What crowds shall wish their lives below Had been as short as shine.

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Provenance

Joan Brownstein American Folk Paintings, Newbury, Massachusetts.

Catalogue Note

This watercolor memorializes the younger siblings of Lydia Maxcy Daggett (1802-1882) of Attleboro, Massachusetts, who went on to marry Capron Peck in 1824 and had twelve children of her own, eight of whom died in infancy and childhood. The First Baptist Church in the nearby town of Providence, Rhode Island is visible in the background in this scene behind the mourning Lydia Daggett.

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