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Girl with Firewood and Basket of Vegetables

2006.44.590 (RS86652)

Description

An oil painting of a girl carrying produce in a basket. She is wearing a dark dress and a rust colored apron. In her basket are tomatoes and a head of lettuce, in her arms she carries kindling, the street is gray, the wall behind her is red. Frame is gold painted wood with carved designs. Back border is recessed and very inside border is also. Middle border is raised towards the viewer. Edges of frame (near back) are painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
187?
Inscriptions
"L. Mion Venezia, 1886" (The year may not be 1886 because his dates end in 1878.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
Dimensions
23 10/16 x 19 8/16 x 3 6/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.590
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173611

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