James (1777-1852) and Sarah Clark Tuttle (b. 1779)

Object Number: 
1937.1715
Date: 
1836
Medium: 
Gouache, watercolor, graphite, and black ink with selective glazing on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 × 14 3/4 in. (24.8 × 37.5 cm), irregular
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in black ink: "James Tuttle. Aged 58. September 15th 1835"; at lower center: "Painted AT Strafford / Jany 25th. 1836."; at lower right: "Sarah Tuttle. Aged 56. Octbr. 25. 1835"
Description: 
Double portrait
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Provenance: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group