Four Oval Vignette Scenes

Object Number: 
1962.20
Date: 
1831
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, and graphite on four oval sheets, mounted on a single sheet
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. ( 32.4 x 23.5 cm ) mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.9 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: "Pine meadows [?] & Pigs, 1801-2-3" inscription: "Corner of chestnut & 7th Sts" inscription: "Kidwelly Grand [?] house. Castle/us children!" inscription: "Rockwell, Germantown"
Inscriptions: 
Upper vignette inscribed in brown ink: "Pine meadows. Children & Pigs 1801-2.3."; right vignette inscribed: "Mansell's / cottage/ Grand mother's / Kidwelly. Grand...house. Castle. / us children! / road down / to old arch / & evan's."; lower vignette inscribed: "Rockwell. Germantown"; left vignette inscribed: "Harrison's. / Morriss folly / corner of chestnut & 7th Sts?"
Gallery Label: 
This study consists of four scenes cut in oval shape and pasted on the mounting sheet. The first is of a log house and adjacent outdoor area and is inscribed; the second view is of buildings and a street scene, inscribed; the third is of a town and castle; the fourth scene is of a house and country estate.
Credit Line: 
Abbott-Lenox Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group