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Eagle with American Shield

Object Name: Animal
Date: 19th century
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Medium: Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: Overall: 11 3/4 x 16 3/4 in. ( 29.8 x 42.5 cm )
Credit Line: Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 1937.462
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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.

Provenance:

The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman