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Block Print

Description

Block print of the countryside on brown paper. A stone fence, at the right, in the foreground with nearby women tending a flock of grazing sheep. A stream, at the left, leads to a small town in the distance with a windmill atop the hill. Three part wood frame with an outer edge in acanthus leaf motif and gilded dentil-type molded inner edge. Under glass with a white mat.

Details

Maker
Possibly Share, H. Pruett (Maker)
Date
dated 1886
Inscriptions
Signed in the lower right corner: H. Pruett Share - 1886. Titled: Noon.
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
foliation (pattern)
glass (material)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
block printing (relief printing process)
Country
country (style)
Dentil
dentils
foliation (pattern)
Glass
glass (material)
Landscape
landscapes (representations)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE
prints (visual works)
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
woodcuts (prints)
Dimensions
18 x 40 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1814
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12709

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