Samuel Finley Breese Morse
American, 1791-1872

Cervara in the Sabine Hills, 1830
Oil on wove paper partially adhered to paperboard
Purchase, Betsy Mudge Wilson, class of 1956, Memorial Fund
Period: 19th c
Classification: Painting
Dimensions: Unframed: 4 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (12.38 x 20 cm) Framed: 17 5/8 x 19 x 1 1/2 in. (44.77 x 48.26 x 3.81 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Inscribed by grandson (verso): I hereby certify that this sketch was painted by my grandfather S.F.B. Morse when a student in Italy. It was given to me by my mother. (Signed Frank Morse-Rummel, Paris -- the son of Cornelia Morse and Franz Rummel)
Published References v
All Seasons and Every Light, (Poughkeepsie: FLLAC, 1983), p. 79 repr.
Exhibition History v
Poughkeepsie, NY, FLLAC, Vassar College, "All Seasons and Every Light," October 14-December 16, 1983.
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