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Landscape with Girl

Description

Figure of a girl dressed in bright colors leaning on a rock beside a stream running through center foreground. Lush vegetation frames figure. Mountain in center background. Predominantly dark greens and grays with bright white light behind mountain. Frame: deep cove molding with floral relief decoration in gesso.

Details

Maker
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863 (Artist)
Date
1820
Inscriptions
In ink on back: ""Emma F. Welch from Aunt Elizabeth/by Fisher""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
oil paint (paint)
supports (artists' materials)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Girl
girls
Landscape
Oil
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
Particle Board
Picture
supports (artists' materials)
Dimensions
16.75 x 14.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.208
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
10777

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