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Sheperdess and Her Flock

2006.44.550 (RS84907)

Description

A pastel drawing of a sheperdess herding her flock of sheep out of a stone building, into a pasture. The doorway lies in the middle of the scene, with the woman and sheep exiting through it. A small brown bucket appears in lower left corner. Frame is painted gold, plain smooth sides.

Details

Maker
Ceramano, Charles Ferdinand, 1829-1909 (Artist)
Date
19th Century
Inscriptions
"Bought at Barbacon / Franck in 1895 / at the Artists Studio / Taken by Stephen Phillips / as part of his share of / his grandmother's / things. Nov. 1 1927. (Handwritten note in accession file)
"Ceramano" (artist's signature)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
pastels (crayons)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Drawing
paper (fiber product)
pastels (crayons)
pastels (visual works)
Dimensions
26 x 22 1/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.550
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173585

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