1959.2341 Bird Figure overall
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Figure (Bird (eagle))

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Creator (Role):

    Wilhelm Schimmel (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1865-1890

  • Materials:

    Pine; Gesso; Paint

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.2341


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Object Number

1959.2341

Object Name

Figure (Bird (eagle))

Category

Sculpture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Wilhelm Schimmel (Artist)-1890

Place of Origin

Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Place of origin based on attribution to Schimmel. Cumberland Valley.

Date

1865-1890

Subjects

Animals

Materials

Pine; Gesso; Paint

Dimensions (inches)

23.5 (H) , 36.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

59.69 (H) , 92.71 (W)

Measurement Notes

OW of wingspread.

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Ames, Kenneth L. 1977 Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition.
Published in fig. 9, p.24; p.115, cat. no. 93.
[Book] Machmer, Richard S. & Machmer, Rosemarie B. 1991 Just for Nice: Carving and Whittling Magic of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Published: fig. 41, p. 23.
[Article] Pass, Karl H. 2002 Wilhelm Schimmel: Cumberland County “Image Maker" (1817-1890). Cumberland County History. 19 (2)

[Catalogue] Minardi, Lisa. 2015 A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life.
Published: fig. 77, p.58