The painting is watercolor and ink on paper, mounted on canvas. Weeks' whimsical design for a family crest features a bare leg, the head of a dog wearing a red collar, and a banner which reads "Weekes de Comte Northamton."
Coat of arms design, between 1885 and 1903. Edwin Lord Weeks papers, [ca. 1885-1976]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
U.S. public domain
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560