Oval Coach Decoration of the Massachusetts State Crest and Motto

Unknown American, American

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about 1830

Oil on copper

Overall: 10 1/4 × 13 7/8 in. (26 × 35.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

P.935.1.64

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, surrounding center crest: Ense Petit PLACIDAM Sub Libertate Quietum (Translation: "By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty")

Exhibition History

New England Folk Painters, The White Mountain School, Littleton, New Hampshire, September 21-September 25, 1977.

Provenance

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York; given to present collection, 1935.

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