Shober, Anna Paulina
Salem North Carolina United States of America
watercolor on paper
unframed; LOA: 9 7/8″; WOA: 7 7/8″
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.
Anna Paulina Shober (b, 6 Dec. 1791) painted this for her brother Benjamin who was born and died on 17 Aug. 1797.
Gift of Mrs. A.S. Johnson