Love's Messenger
Date: 1885
Medium: Watercolor, tempera, and gold paint on paper
Dimensions: 32 x 26 in. (81.3 x 66 cm) frame: 45 1/2 × 39 1/2 in. (115.6 × 100.3 cm)
Credit Line: Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935
Object Number: 1935-75
About: While there is no specific text related to this painting, the narrative seems to hint at a romantic attachment. We are given hints, including the dove bearing a hand-written message and the Cupid on the embroidery on which the central figure has been working.
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