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In the early nineteenth century, lithographs of idealized women and families were a popular way to spread the sentimental and religious values of Romanticism. The titles were the virtues they represented—Modesty, Benevolence, Satisfaction, Charity, Devotion, and Tenderness.

Details

  • Title: Benevolence
  • Creator: D. W. Kellogg & Co.
  • Manufacturer: American
  • Date Created: c. 1830–40
  • Location Created: United States, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Physical Dimensions: 7 x 6 inches
  • Provenance: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Gift from the Estate of John H. Sage, 1925.971
  • Type: Lithograph
  • Original Source: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. Gift from the Estate of John H. Sage, 1925.971
  • Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
  • Date end: 1840
  • Creator 1 birth date: active c. 1830–1842

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