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1971.1560 (RS118264)

Description

In a wood frame, painted red on the outside edges. Gold on the front with thin red geometric, linear pattern at the corners. Beading on the inner edge. Enclosed under glass on a white mat is a black and white print. Two male nudes are sitting on a cloud with drapery and numerous putti. Background of clouds and putti in lighter greys. Baroque feeling.

Details

Maker
Williams & Everett (Framer)
Date
ca. 1870
Inscriptions
A framer's sticker on the back reads: Williams + Everett....Boston.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Baroque
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Cloud
cloud bands
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Geometric
geometric patterns
Glass
glass (material)
Men
men (male humans)
Northern Baroque
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
photographic print
photographs
PICTURE, ALLEGORY
prints (visual works)
Putti
putti (motifs)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17.75 x 19.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1560
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12277

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