From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectWoman standing in a field holding a sheaf of wheat. The woman is the biblical Ruth, working in the fields of Boaz. The engraving is after a painting by the French painter Charles Landelle. The image appeared in Peterson’s Magazine.
Medium and MaterialsSteel engraving.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] 79:077:11
Measurements18.1 cm x 12.7 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionIllman Brothers was a Philadelphia based engraving studio active in the 19th century.
Subject and Association KeywordsIllman Brothers
Subject and Association Keywords19th century engraving
Subject and Association KeywordsSteel Engraving
Subject and Association KeywordsPeterson’s Magazine
Subject and Association KeywordsBible
Subject and Association KeywordsRuth
Subject and Association KeywordsWheat
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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