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"Saint John", (silhouette)

Artist:
Unknown
Medium:
Tapestry
Type:
Silhouettes
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 70
A piece of gobelin tapestry in a frame, representing background of meadow, and trees, and sky; in the middle, St. John as a Shepherd, with crook, and a Lamb garlanded with flowers; in the foreground, basket of flowers. Colors fresh and well blended. Presented by NapoLeon I to Oliver Ellsworth when Special Minister to France in 1800. Now owned by Mr. Frederick Ellsworth. Loaned by Mrs. C.S. Lyman. [Pp. 10-11.]
Hand-Book of the Centennial Exhibition of Antiquarian and Revolutionary Relics, held in New Haven, Connecticut, from June 10th to July 2d, 1875, in aid of the National Centennial Fund of Philadelphia. New Haven, Conn.: Punderson & Crisand, Printers, 12 Center Street. 1875.
Topic:
Religion--Saint--St. John
Occupation--Farm--Shepherd
Animal--Sheep
Landscape--Plain
Control number:
AECI 04080068
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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