Oil Paintings
on Velvet


About This Theorem
This theorem is part of Nancy's historic museum collection.  The original theorem was painted by Artist Emma Cady and can be found in Colonial Williamsburg at the Abby Aldridge collection.

About Theorems
As with any theorem it is a stencil art form painted in oil on a cotton velveteen fabric.
Theorems are true American Folk Art and were often created by young ladies as part of their finishing school studys. Most of the old theorems were not signed or dated but could be traced by the pattern created by a New England school.  

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Clear Glass Bowl of Fruit
Museum Adaptation by Nancy Rosier

This theorem looks modern but was created in the 1890's by American Folk Artist - Emma Caddy

 

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Description: Clear Glass Container with Bowl of Fruit
Number:  98
Price:  $425
Glass Size:  Glass Size: 16"x20"  Frame Size: 19"x23"
Frame:  Poplar
Graining:  Gold Frame
History: Original Painting by Emma Cady - Books about Emma Cady