1963.0504 Wall covering, view 1
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Wall covering (Wallpaper)

  • Title:

    (Cottages in Romanticized Scenery)

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Michel Felice Cornè (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1800-1810

  • Materials:

    Tempera or casein; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1963.0504


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1963.0504

Object Name

Wall covering (Wallpaper)

Title

(Cottages in Romanticized Scenery)

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Michel Felice Cornè (Artist)
1752-1845
References: Mabel M. Swan & Louise Karr, "Early Marine Painters of Salem," Antiques 38 (August 1940): 63-4; Katharine McCook Knox, "A Note on Michel Felice Cornè," Antiques 57 (January 1950): 450-1.

Place of Origin

Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Hung in the Lindall-Barnard-Andrews house until 1957.

Date

1800-1810

Subjects

Landscape

Materials

Tempera or casein; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Painted

Construction Description

Fiber analysis indicates the primary support consists of bast fibers, probably linen/flax.

Dimensions (inches)

71 (H) , 20.75 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

180.34 (H) , 52.705 (W)

Measurement Notes

OH in North Alcove; OH in South Alcove: 71.5 in. (181.6 cm). Individual sheet height: 61.0 in. (154.9 cm). Panel width varies: 18.5 - 20.75 in. (47.0 - 52.7 cm).

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Manuscript] Ream, Julie Dennin, et al. Billiard Room Alcove Wallpapers.

[Article] Karnes, Cyntia, et al. 2000 "Wallpapers at Winterthur: Seeing Them in a 'New Light'". The Book and Paper Group Annual. 19

[Article] Crossman, Carl L. & Strickland, Charles R. 11//1978 Early Depictions of the Landing of the Pilgrims. Antiques. XCVIII: 776-781.
Works by the same artist illustrated on pp. 776 and 781
[Article] Little, Nina Fletcher. 10//1958 Painted Wallpaper in the Lindall-Barnard-Andrews House. Essex Institute Historical Collections. XCIV: 328-333.
Illustrated between pages 332 and 333