Study for Lunette in Library of Congress: Corrupt Legislation

Study for Lunette in Library of Congress: Corrupt Legislation

Artist: Elihu Vedder (American ; 1836-1923)

Date: 1896
Dimensions:
Overall: 24 3/16 x 44 11/16 in. (61.5 x 113.5 cm)
frame: 29 15/16 x 56 11/16 in. (76 x 144 cm)
Classification: PAINTING
Credit Line: Gift of John Hemming Fry
Object number: 38.1.4
Catalogue raisonné: Soria #517
Inscribed: l.l. in oil: Elihu Vedder/ Rome 1896; l.r. in oil: Copyright 1896 by E.Vedder; verso l.r.: [NCFA exhibition label, Smithsonian]; verso u.r.: [NCFA exhibition label, Brooklyn Museum]
Terms
  • allegory
  • trees
  • factories
  • scales (weighing devices)
  • figures (representations)
  • books
  • tree
  • allegorical figures
  • book
  • factory
  • scale
On view