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Memorial Painting

Artist/Maker:
Shober, Anna Paulina
Place Made:
Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1809
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
unframed; LOA 9 7/8; WOA 7 7/8
Accession Number:
3008
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Watercolor on paper predominantly greens, greys and blues, of an urn on pedestal in the woods with Rest in Peace on the cartouche. In the lower righthand corner is “Paulina/Nov. 1 1809” and on the reverse side is written, “To the Memory of/Brother Benjamin”. Unframed.
History:
HISTORY: Anna Paulina Shober (b, 6 Dec. 1791) painted this for her brother Benjamin who was born and died on 17 Aug. 1797.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. A.S. Johnson