Apr 10, 2015
Apr 10, 2015

Evening; Morning

Evening; Morning

c. 1850

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Erastus Dow Palmer

(American, 1817–1904)


Framed: 72 x 5 cm (28 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Diameter: 53.3 cm (21 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1977.10



Early in his career, Palmer made cameo portraits-gems or shells carved in low relief. The delicate carving of his marble representations of Morning and Evening can probably be attributed to his early experience with cameos.

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