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Venetian Canal

2006.44.534 (RS86716)

Description

Watercolor painting of a waterway in Venice. Gondola depicted in lower left and a home on the right. Title on lower left, artist's signature on lower right. Original cream colored mat with folded inner edges, not cut. Frame is cream with gold outer border and a gold beaded inner border.

Details

Maker
Sala, Paolo, 1859-1924 (Artist)
Date
1875-1925
Inscriptions
illegible writing and "0,1220" (handwritten)
"Fillet is attached to / these strips, only about 4 or 5/ fastenings hold them in. / Take care removing art!!!" (handwritten note to frame shop found in box, now in accession file)
" Pingree / 0,1220 / 20 1/2 26 1/4" (handwritten note saved in accession file)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Venice (Venezia province, Veneto, Italy)
Descriptive terms
Painting
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
30 6/16 x 24 10/16 x 1 2/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.534
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173517

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