Schoolmaster Teaching Four Children

Schoolmaster Teaching Four Children

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This painting depicts an old schoolmaster teaching three boys and a girl at a wooden table in a home setting. There is a warm, authentic feel of a 19th Century kitchen, complete with a large fire in the hearth. The artist is unknown.
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paint (overall material)
canvas (overall material)
painted (overall production method/technique)
overall: 19 in x 18 in x 1 in; 48.26 cm x 45.72 cm x 2.54 cm
image: 14 in x 13 in; 35.56 cm x 33.02 cm
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Gift of Dr. Richard Lodish American School Collection
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National Museum of American History
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