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A Winter Scene

2006.44.744 (RS86721)

Description

Oil painting done in impasto of a winter scene of a thickly settled wood. The snow is enhanced with many colors dominated by blue. There are two hills intersecting diagonally from the horizon line, which is hidden by pine trees. The focus point is a birch tree without any foliage and a broken bottom branch. Wood frame in gold paint with carved decoration in each corner of the outer edge of the frame. A geometric pattern carved in low relief along the sight edge of the frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
American
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
22 14/16 x 2 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.744
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175268

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