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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:
A memorial painting done in watercolor on paper of an urn resting on a pedestal with” Rest in Peace” in the cartouche. The memorial is set within a grove of trees done in shades of green and white. 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:
Illustrations

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