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Calm Morning, Venice

2006.44.529 (RS84905)

Description

Watercolor painting with orange-sailed ship in center and domed building on right horizon. Background appears to be beige paper with light blue wash. The artisit's name in lower left corner. Frame is gold painted, flat with outside border. Original mat was textured gold painted mat board. Original backing board of thin, stained wood.

Details

Maker
Harvey, George Wainwright, 1855-1930 (Artist)
Date
ca. 1900
Purchased December 25, 1900.
Inscriptions
"Calm Morning Venice / Waiting For The TIde To Turn / George W Harvey / Annisquam - Mass," (Handwritten in pen)
"S.W.P / from / D.P. / Dec 25, 1900" (Handwritten in pen)
"Left / Fireplace / Wall Top / Breast / Living Room" (Handwritten note attached)
"37947 / J. EASTMAN CHASE / PAINTINGS AND FRAMES / 423 BOYLSTON ST. / BOSTON" (Printed label from framer)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Venice (Venezia province, Veneto, Italy)
Descriptive terms
Painting
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Dimensions
17 6/16 x 15 5/16 x 1 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.529
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173508

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