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Classical Landscape

2006.44.600 (RS86661)

Description

A large, unframed oil painting with two large trees on left side and two buildings of classical architecture on right side. Cattle and robed figures are in the foreground, a small body of water and bridge in the middle ground, and distant hills in the background.

Details

Maker
Ropes, George, 1788-1819 (Artist)
Date
1807
Inscriptions
" G. Ropes, 1807" (artist's signature and date in lower left corner)
"Painted by George Ropes, 1805, pupil of Felix Corne" (from appraisal lst, noted on the stretcher)
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
37 13/16 x 55 12/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.600
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173667

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