[Crown and scepter] [art original] / D.E.C.

Creator:
Cronin, David Edward, 1839-1925, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor on wove paper ; image 8 x 14 cm, on sheet 38.5 x 27.4 cm
Notes:
Borden Sale, American Art Gallery, 17-19 February 1913, lot 812. Rains Galleries, New York, NY, 27 November 1935 (W.D. Breaker sale), lot 688, bought in by Breaker. Purchased from William D. Breaker (through G.A. Baker) by W.S. Lewis, 1939.
Bound as page 278 in volume 3 of M.C.D. Borden's extensively extra-illustrated copy of: Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters / edited by L. B. Seeley ... London : Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1884.
Date from decorated title page indicating that the volumes of this copy were "... privately illustrated 1884-1890".
Place of production inferred from artist's city of residence during this time period.
Signed by the artist with initials in lower right corner of image.
Title devised by cataloger.
Window mounted below drawing is an engraved portrait of King George III.
Abstract:
Watercolor drawing of a crown, with large jewels set in gold surrounding a purple interior, crosses in gold along the sides and at top. Behind the crown a gold scepter is partially visible.
Topics:
Crowns.
Gems.
Scepters.
Topics:
Borden, Matthew C. D.--(Matthew Chaloner Durfee),--1842-1912--Ownership.
Brecker, William D.--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Watercolors--American--19th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Horace Walpole and his world : select passages from his letters.
Call Number:
Folio 225 884S Copy 2
Orbis Record:
13690060
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36665
Citation:
David Edward Cronin, Crown and Scepter. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16704361
PID:
digcoll:4679347