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Palette

Object Number: 
1941.1219
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Mahogany
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 5/8 x 15 3/8 x 1/8 in. ( 57.5 x 39.1 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Artist's palette made of mahogany; elliptical shape with oval thumb hole; clean (unused) surface.
Gallery Label: 
John Ward Dunsmore (1856-1945) was one of America's leading painters of murals and historical subjects in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The N-YHS owns over fifty of his works. According to note attached to the original accession record, this palette is also linked to Asher B. Durand (1796-1886).
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group