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1971.1568 (RS118272)

Description

A black and white view of a statue of an undentified Greek or Roman god, reclining across a platform. One elbow is propped on a sphinx and he is holding some wheat in his other hand. Putti are crawling all over his body playfully. It is set against a dark background. Under glass with an off-white mat in a black painted molded wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
Labeled on the back is: From Montgomery's Music and Art Store, 6 Pleasant St., Portsmouth, N.H.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Allegorical Figure
allegory (artistic device)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Glass
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, ALLEGORY
prints (visual works)
Putti
putti (motifs)
Sphinx
Unidentified Paper
Wheat
wheat straw
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19 x 15.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1568
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12285

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