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Betsy Tuttle (born c. 1816-7)
Date: 1836
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Medium: Gouache, watercolor, graphite, and black ink with selective glazing on paper laid on board
Dimensions: Overall: 9 3/4 x 7 3/8 in. ( 24.8 x 18.7 cm )
Credit Line: Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Object Number: 1937.1716
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Inscribed: Inscribed at lower edge in black ink: "Betsy Tuttle. Painted at the Aged 19. 1836."

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This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.

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Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York