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Skating Scene

1992.491 (RS20779)

Description

Oblong rectangular format; skating scene with sleighs and skaters on ice surrouned by buildings, including a prominent church, and ships in the background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Inscriptions
In black paint in the lower left of the image is the artist's signature: Le Vital? or Le Virit? [could be a Dutch painter]. In pencil on the upper left panel is 36754-7 . [NFL cat.card reads: FVAK [for the signature].
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oak (wood)
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
varnishing
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ice skating
landscapes (representations)
Oak
Oil on Panel
oil paint (paint)
paintings (visual works)
panels (wood)
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE
Possibly oak (wood)
Skating
Varnished
varnishing
Dimensions
12.75 x 17 x 0.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.491
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11215

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