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"Worldly Folk" Questioning Chimney Sweeps and Their Master before Christ Church, Philadelphia, (painting)

Painter:
Krimmel, John Lewis 1786-1821 (attributed to)
Svin'in, Pavel Petrovich (formerly attributed to)
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on white laid paper
Culture:
African American
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 42.95.15
Date:
Ca. 1811-1813
Notes:
Exh.catalog "Centennial of American Watercolor Society," Metropolitan Museum, 1966, pg. 10.
Avery, Kevin J., "American Drawings and Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born before 1835," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002, pg. 323.
Summary:
A fashionably dressed couple approach an African American chimney sweep with his two assistants on a Philadelphia street corner. In the background is Christ Church.
Topic:
Cityscape--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Architecture exterior--Religious--Church
Architecture exterior--Religious--Christ Church
Figure group
Ethnic
Animal--Dog
Occupation--Service--Chimney Sweep
Control number:
IAP 81960016
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_220701

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