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

Object Number: 
1953.204
Date: 
1807
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 13 in. ( 17.5 x 33 cm )
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"
Description: 
Portrait/architecture
Gallery Label: 
This study is on the same sheet of paper as the baroness's view of Mount Merino Summer House at Ballston Spa.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
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