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Unidentified American Maker
New York City
Fire Chief Harry Howard (1822–1896), ca. 1855
Painted wood, 100 x 66 x 44 in.
New-York Historical Society, Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.328

Wilhelm Schimmel (American, 1817–1890)
Carved eagles, ca. 1865–70
Wood, paint, primer, largest height: 13 3/4 in.
New-York Historical Society, Purchased from Elie Nadelman, INV.7954 and 1937.1124

Unidentified French makers
Milliner’s heads (three), 1820–70
Red pine; painted papier-mâché; wood, 
largest height: 17 in.
New-York Historical Society, Purchased from Elie Nadelman, INV.8708, INV.8709, and INV.8707

 

Probably Workshop of Thomas V. Brooks
(American, 1828–1895)
New York City
Sailor tobacco shop figure, ca. 1850–60
Wood, paint, tin, metallic pigment, iron,
74 1/4 x 27 x 23 3/8 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.1400

Unidentified American maker
Chalkware bust of a woman, ca. 1800–50
Plaster of Paris, paint, 13 1/2 x 7 x 4 1/4 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.1138

Unidentified American artist
Lady Liberty and Washington window shade, 1800–10
Oil on canvas, 73 x 43 7/8 in.
Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY, N0535.1948
Photography, Richard Walker
 

Joseph Whiting Stock (American, 1815–1855)
Willard T. Sears (1837–1920) with a Horse Pull Toy, ca. 1843
Oil on canvas, 50 1/2 x 40 in.
New-York Historical Society, Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.452

Salomon Mayer (American, active 1792–1811)
for the Pseudo-Otto Artist
Birth and baptism certificate of Catharina König, 1807
Hand-colored woodcut with handwork in watercolor and black and red ink, 13 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.
New-York Historical Society Library, Purchased from Elie Nadelman

Unidentified European maker
Probably the Netherlands, possibly northern Germany
Baby walker, 1700–50
Cherry, 15 x 25 3/4 x 25 3/4 in.
New-York Historical Society, Purchased from Elie Nadelman, INV.14959

Unidentified German maker
Probably southeastern Germany
Bride’s box, 1826
Wood, paint, 7 5/8 x 19 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.1109

Clarkson Crolius, Sr. (American, 1773–1843)
New York City
Spouted pitcher, 1798
Salt-glazed stoneware with cobalt oxide, 11 x 8 1/2 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.587

Samuel Troxel (American, 1803–1870)
Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County, PA
Dish, 1828
Lead-glazed earthenware, slip, copper oxide, 1 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.708

Unidentified European maker
Probably Northern Europe, possibly Portugal
Bottle, 1770–1830
Glass, 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.1041

Ana Asensio (Spanish, dates unknown)
Sampler, 1791
Silk floss on linen ground, 23 1/8 x 25 7/8 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.340

Unidentified European maker, probably French
Trammel, 1750–1800
Wrought iron, 43 (adjustable to 65 3/8) x 10 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, INV.242

Unidentified American maker
New York
Cake print: Allegory of Greek independence, 1823–32
Mahogany, 15 3/4 x 26 x 1 1/2 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.591

Unidentified Swiss makers


Whetstone holder, ca. 1830–40
Red pine, paint, 12¼ × 3½ × 4½ in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, INV.755 [dup]


Whetstone holder, 1834
Pine, paint, metal wire (added later),  12 × 3¼ × 4 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, INV.754

Unidentified European maker
Southern Germany, probably Oberammergau
Kakelorum, 1780–1810
Wood, paint, gesso, wire, 8 1/4 x 7 3/8 x 9 3/4 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, INV.4539

Unidentified maker, probably English
Jumping jack, 1830–70
Wood (probably pine), paint, string, 12 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 2 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.1258

George W. Brown & Co. (American, 1830–1889)
Forestville or Cromwell, CT
Riverboat Excelsior pull toy, ca. 1870
Tinned sheet iron, iron, paint, paper, 14 x 21 x 7 in.
New-York Historical Society,  Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937.478

Elie Nadelman (1882–1946)
Piano Player (Pianiste), ca. 1921
Wood, paint gesso, metal, 36 1/2 x 22 x 11 3/4 in.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum,
Imaging Department, photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
© Estate of Elie Nadelman

Elie Nadelman (1882–1946)
Dancer (Danseuse), ca. 1920–22 (plaster, ca. 1919)
Cherry, 28 1/4 in. high
Jewish Museum, Gift in Memory of Muriel Rand by her husband William Rand, 1992.37
© Estate of Elie Nadelman

Elie Nadelman (1882–1946)
Circus Girl, 1920–24 (plaster, ca. 1919)
Gessoed mahogany, 31 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 6 3/8 in.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 66.3771
Photography, Lee Stalsworth
© Estate of Elie Nadelman

Elie Nadelman (1882–1946)
Untitled [Two Acrobats], ca. 1930–35
Painted glazed ceramic, 16 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, purchase, with funds from The Lauder Foundation, Evelyn and Leonard Lauder Fund, 99.90.12
Photography, Jerry L. Thompson
© Estate of Elie Nadelman

Elie Nadelman (1882–1946)
Tango, ca. 1920–24
Cherry, stain, paint, and gesso; 35⅞ × 26 × 13⅞ in. (91.1 × 66 × 35.2 cm).
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City; purchase with funds from the Mr. and Mrs. Arthur G. Altschul Purchase Fund, the Joan and Lester Avnet Purchase Fund, the Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch Purchase Fund, the Mrs. Robert C. Graham Purchase Fund in honor of John I.H. Baur, the Mrs. Percy Uris Purchase Fund, and the Henry Schnakenberg Purchase Fund in honor of Juliana Force, 88.1 a-c
© Estate of Elie Nadelman

Creative: Tronvig Group