Overall: 22 5/8 x 15 3/8 x 1/8 in. ( 57.5 x 39.1 x 0.3 cm )
Artist's palette made of mahogany; elliptical shape with oval thumb hole; clean (unused) surface.
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).
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
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