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Tea Rusk and Brick House, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Chappel, William P. 1801-1880  Search this
Medium:
Oil on slate paper
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 54.90.503
Date:
After 1825
Notes:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975.
Caldwell, John, and Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque, "American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born by 1815," New York, NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, pg. 445.
Summary:
View of a brick house on a New York City street, with a man out front carrying a large basket of Tea Rusk (crisp bread) over his shoulder. A female figure stands at the door of the house. Up near the roof of the house, there is an oval plaque signifying that the house is insured by the Mutual Assurance Company, which was founded about 1796.
Topic:
Cityscape--New York--New York City  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Figure male  Search this
Occupation--Vendor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 36120915
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_42677