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1971.1570 (RS118274)

Description

Four chubby nude young girls are dressed in the accessories of the four seasons. "Spring" has a flowered hat, boots and an umbrella; "Summer" a parasol; "Autumn" a field hat and grapes; and "Winter" fur hat, boots and muff. Pasted on off-white mat with a gray border, under glass in walnut and gilt molded frame. Pine back boards.

Details

Maker
Hawes, Josiah Johnson, 1808-1891 (Maker)
Date
1868-1899
Inscriptions
Printed on the front is: J.A. Mitchell, Del/The Seasons/J.J. Hawes, Photo.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gilding
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
walnut (wood)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Gilded
gilding
Girl
girls
Glass
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
prints (visual works)
Seasons
seasons
Unidentified Paper
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Dimensions
11.25 x 9.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1570
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12287

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