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The Wife

Artist:
Asher Brown Durand (American, Jefferson, New Jersey 1796–1886 Maplewood, New Jersey)
Artist:
After Samuel F. B. Morse (American, Charlestown, Massachusetts 1791–1872 New York)
Publisher:
H. C. Carey and I. Lea (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1830
Medium:
Steel engraving
Dimensions:
image: 3 11/16 x 2 7/8 in. (9.4 x 7.3 cm) sheet: 7 9/16 x 5 9/16 in. (19.2 x 14.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Randolph Gunter, 1959
Accession Number:
59.627.3
Not on view
Signature: in plate, left: "Painted by S. F. B. Morse;" right: "Eng. by A. B. Durand"

Inscription: in plate: "The Wife"
Randolph Gunter (American, died 1962); Donor: Randolph Gunter (American, died 1962)
Grolier 212
Charles Henry Hart Catalogue of the Engraved Work of Asher B. Durand. Exhibited at the Grolier Club, April MDCCCXCV. The Grolier Club, 1895, cat. no. 212, p. 92.

Catherine Hoover Voorsanger, John K. Howat Art and the Empire City: New York, 1825–1861. Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sept. 19, 2000 to Jan. 7, 2001. New York and New Haven, 2000, fig. no. 236, p. 291.



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