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Betsy Tuttle (born c. 1816-7)

Betsy Tuttle (born c. 1816-7)
Title
Betsy Tuttle (born c. 1816-7)
Date 
1836
Medium 
Gouache, watercolor, graphite, and black ink with selective glazing on paper laid on board
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 7 3/8 in. ( 24.8 x 18.7 cm )
Credit Line 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Object Number 
1937.1716
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower edge in black ink: "Betsy Tuttle. Painted at the Aged 19. 1836."
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group