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Adolph, a Guinea Slave; Mount Marino Summer House, Ballston Springs, New York

Adolph, a Guinea Slave; Mount Marino Summer House, Ballston Springs, New York
Title
Adolph, a Guinea Slave; Mount Marino Summer House, Ballston Springs, New York
Date 
1807
Medium 
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 13 in. ( 17.5 x 33 cm )
Description 
Portrait/architecture
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1953.204
Marks 
inscription: lower, ink: "adolph age de 13 ans ne a la cote de guinee" inscription: lower: "mount marine Summer house adjoining the sans souci hotel in ballston spa 1807"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed along lower border in brown ink: "adolphe age de 13 ans né a la côte de guinèe conduit à cayenne / acheté par mr. viguè, autrouvé à ballston Spring , ou nous etions avec / Son maitre, le capitaine negrier qui la apporte d'afrique."; to right: "mount-marino Summer-house adjoining the Sans Souci hotel en ballston Spa. 1807"
Gallery Label 
This study is on the same sheet of paper as the baroness's view of Mount Merino Summer House at Ballston Spa.
Provenance 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group