The Spiritual Chimes: A Watercolor and Pen and Ink Fraktur Birth Letter, Pennsylvania, c. 1840, designed as a blue-painted tall clock flanked by inscriptions, angels, birds, fruit, and geometric motifs, 12 1/4 x 12 1/2 in., in a bird's-eye maple frame.
Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wiltshire III, Richmond, Virginia; sold at Sotheby's, New York, Sale 5968, Lot 939.
Exhibitions: The Virginia Museum, Richmond, Virginia, American Folk Paintings: Selections from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. E. Wiltshire III, November 1977 to June 1979.
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