Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Examination of a Witch, (painting)

Artist:
Mattison, T. H.
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 73
When the prisoner was first examined for commitment, the afflicted were struck down in a fit.--Cotton Mather. Besides all this, a jury of women was empanelled to search her, who found a preternatural spot (the devil's mark) on her body.--Ib. Mary Fisher, a young girl, was seized upon by Deputy Governor Bellingham, in the absence of Governor Endicott, and shamefully stripped for the purpose of ascertaining whether she was a witch with the devil's mark upon her.--Whittier's Supernaturalism of New England. [P. 18.]
Albany Gallery of the Fine Arts, Incorporated 1846. Catalog of the Fifth Exhibition. 1850. Albany: Printed by Charles Van Benthuysen. 1850.
Topic:
Figure female
Occupation--Occult--Witch
Occupation--Law
Figure group
Literature--Mather
Literature--Whittier--Supernaturalism Of New England
Control number:
AECI 02000073
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Paintings
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Paintings
  • Figure female
  • Figure group
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Mather
  • Occult
  • Occupations
  • Supernaturalism Of New England
  • Whittier
  • Witch
  • Figure female
  • Figure group
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Mather
  • Occult
  • Occupations
  • Supernaturalism Of New England
  • Whittier
  • Witch
  • Mattison, T. H
  • 1870s
  • Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index