Painting Case with eighteen palettes

about 1800
Made for Edward Greene Malbone (American, 1777–1807)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 220

Dimensions

13.97 x 30.48 x 22.86 cm (5 1/2 x 12 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

39.117

Medium or Technique

Ivory, pigments

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Painting

Inscription

Engraved "EGM" in sprigged script on lid of cylindrical case.

Provenance

Owned originally by the artist Edward Green Malbone (1777-1807); nineteenth-century history unknown; owned by the dealer Alvin C. Detweiler of Washington D.C., in May 1937; acquired from Detweiler by the Karoliks before January 1939.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts