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Fishing on Dennis Pond

Description

Oil painting of a lake scene under a partly cloudy sky. Alfred Churchill Thacher fishes from rowboat in foreground, beach with couple in background, trees behind. Swampscott dory under sail at far right. Horse-drawn carriage and railroad embankment in sunlight in right background. Gold-painted plain molded wood frame.

Details

Maker
Pierce, J. W. (Artist)
Date
1868
Inscriptions
"J .W. Pierce/1868/[obscured by frame]"

Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Yarmouth Port (Yarmouth, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
canvas
fishing
oil paint (paint)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
sports
People and organizations
Thacher, Alfred Churchill, 1836-1883
Dimensions
32 x 40 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1144
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Miss Maria H. Thacher
GUSN
13476

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