Seated Couple and Dog in an Idyllic Landscape

Object Number: 
INV.1200
Date: 
c. 1790s
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, glazing, graphite, and pricking with a pin on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (36.8 x 41.3 cm)
Marks: 
Described in the Nadelman card catalogue, formerly in the collection of the MPFA, card Misc. 2753[Xed out]
Description: 
Genre: Woman's dress is pierced with tiny pin holes to provide a lacy texture.
Bibliography: 
Lessing, Lauren and Mary Schafer. "Unveiling Raphaelle Peale's 'Venus Rising from the sea - a Deception'." Winterthur Portfolio 43 (2009): 229-259.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group