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A SILK, WATERCOLOR, AND INK ON SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE
Probably Massachusetts, 1800-1810
Frame inscribed: Adelaide and Fonrose: the back bears name H.B. Eyman Sr and accession no. 89.7a.b.
11¾ x 9¾ in. sight
Christie's New York, January 21, 1989, lot 465
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This needlwork depicts the story of Adelaide and Fonrose, a romantic tale of the artistocratic Fonrose watching admirably as the shepherdess, Adelaide, tends to her work.
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