“David and Abigail”: An Unfinished Piece

"David and Abigail [English]" (64.101.1325) In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/64.101.1325. (May 2010

“David and Abigail [English]” (64.101.1325) In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/64.101.1325. (May 2010).

I love seeing the bones of a piece of art: the bright, well-preserved colors, the stitcher’s plan in pencil. It is fascinating to see the different stages.

Click the link above to zoom-in on the work.

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