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Abigail and David (with case)
Abigail and David (with case)
Date:
late 18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gouache On Vellum, Ivory, And Mother-of-pearl
Dimensions:
26 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Given by Whitney Warren 10 years after his sister's death

Accession Number:
1978.10.9a-b
Acquisition Date:
1979-01-04
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Reginald Rives

Exhibition History:

Fans in Fashion, Legion of Honor, 5/23/81 - 8/30/81

Painted biblical scene of David being met by Abigail with asses bearing bread, wine, corn, sheep, and fruit. Eighteenth century leaf with ivory and mother-of-pearl sticks of a later date. On the reverse shows a landscape with an arched bridge and peasants. painted Source: Bennett, Anna G. "Fans in Fashion." Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1981, p. 78.