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Prison Scene

1854 John Adams Elder Born: Fredericksburg, Virginia 1833 Died: Fredericksburg, Virginia 1895 oil on canvas 21 7/8 x 24 3/4 in. (55.5 x 62.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1977.117 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture Interior - civic - prison

Figure group - family

State of being - evil - imprisonment

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About John Adams Elder

Born: Fredericksburg, Virginia 1833 Died: Fredericksburg, Virginia 1895