The Dancer

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Object Name: 
Reverse painting
Title: 
The Dancer
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.4.100
Dimensions: 
(Frame): 31.2 x 38.8 cm; (glass) 26 x 33.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Col. and Mrs. Edgar William Garbisch
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown glass; oil and transparent paint; foil. Rectangle; girl in a silver dress holding a garland of flowers and dancing on a brown stage with a green backdrop framed by red curtains, gold shells, blue garlands and flowers; a flat white margin fills out the frame on all sides. Transparent paints used for the dress and the curtain above a foil backing to show through. Frame: ogee contoured wood, paint black, decorative inner bead.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Garbisch, Bernice Chrysler (Mrs. Edgar William), Source
1964-10-23
Garbisch, Edgar William, Source
1964-10-23
Title Unknown (Art in America) (1954-05) p. 128;