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American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: Elihu Vedder, American, 1836–1923

Bounty

1893

Oil on canvas

23 × 42 1/2 in. (58.4 × 108 cm)
Gift of Archer M. Huntington, M.A. (Hon.) 1897
1926.87
In 1893 Elihu Vedder painted eight lunettes of allegorical female figures as part of a larger decorative scheme for the dining room of the Arabella and Collis Huntington mansion on Fifth Avenue in New York. The paintings originally hung in the corners of the room, surrounding the large mural that Vedder made for the ceiling, Abundance of the Days of the Week (1926.80), on view in the galleries of American Decorative Arts before 1900.
Geography: 
Made in Rome, Italy, Europe
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
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