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Betsy Tuttle (born c. 1816-7)

Object Number: 
1937.1716
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 )
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.
Credit Line: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
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