Calligraphic Horse

Object Number: 
c. 1850
Brown and black ink and watercolor on paper
Overall: 18 1/4 x 17 7/8 in. (46.4 x 45.4 cm), irregular
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "Drawn by James T Sutes[?] under the tuition of J G Trego"
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
Museum of Folk Art, Riverdale-on-Hudson, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group