Mary Greets Elizabeth on Swedish Bonad(101 views)
Description: A lovely piece of Swedish folk art, this bonad fragment, circa 1820, shows Mary soon after the annunciation greeting her cousin Elizabeth (Luke 1:39-45). Both women are shown in contemporary Swedish dress. In the background is Elizabeth’s house with peaked roof over the door, arched window above, and smoking chimneys. Empty space is filled with kurbits and abstract forms, and the lower background with multi-colored striations.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with some light creasing.
Dimensions: Height: 14½", Width: 23"
Artist or Maker: Sunnerbo School
Medium: Tempera on paper, archivally frames