Highlights from the Fielding Collection of Early American Art: Tall Case Clock
Jonathan Fielding, at home, discusses his “Tall Case Clock,” circa 1820, by Riley Whiting of Winchester, Connecticut. While Whiting painted the face and made the works, says Fielding, someone else worked on the case. It is this exuberant painting that makes the clock appear to be housed in a combination of expensive woods and marble that interests Feilding the most.
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