Palette that belonged to John Ward Dunsmore

Object Number: 
1954.157
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Mahogany
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 49.5 x 34.9 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Artist's palette made of mahogany; elliptical shape with oval thumb hole; traces of paint on upper surface.
Gallery Label: 
This palette belonged to John Ward Dunsmore (1856-1945), 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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Oscar T. Barch, Sr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group