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Crest: Name of Fairfield


John Coles


c. 1790

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Crest: Name of Fairfield, John Coles
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Medium: Drawings and Watercolors, Drawings-Watercolor (Do Not Use) | Watercolor and ink over graphite heightened with gouache and gilding on off-white wove paper
Size: 12 x 8 15/16 in. (30.48 x 22.7 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture: North America, United States
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Crest (Watercolor) name of Fairfield. The shield contains three acorns and is surmounted by a closed, side-faced helmet in blue and gold, flanked toward the top by two red plumes, and toward bottom by two green eagles. The shield is formed by brown sheave
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell in memory of James S. and Sallie M. Bell
Accession Number: 31.41.1
Artist: John Coles, American, 1749 - 1809
Role: Artist
Life Dates: American, 1749 - 1809
Added to Site: February 28, 2009