Figure (Bird (eagle))

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Creator (Role):

    Wilhelm Schimmel (Possible maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1865-1890

  • Materials:

    Pine, white ; Gesso; Paint

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.2348


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1959.2348

Object Name

Figure (Bird (eagle))

Category

Sculpture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Wilhelm Schimmel (Possible maker)-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, white ; Gesso; Paint

Dimensions (inches)

13.75 (H) , 15.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

34.925 (H) , 39.37 (W)

Measurement Notes

OW of wings.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Catalogue] Cahill, Holger. 1932 American Folk Art: the art of the common man in America, 1750-1900.
Published in no. 134.
[Article] Pass, Karl H. 2002 Wilhelm Schimmel: Cumberland County “Image Maker" (1817-1890). Cumberland County History. 19 (2)