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"Moonrise"

2006.44.684 (RS86667)

Description

Landscape of a full moon centered over a small road curving up from the corner of the frame around a small birch tree. White houses in background. Gilt painted wood frame.

Details

Maker
Murphy, Hermann Dudley, 1867-1945 (Artist)
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
"HDM" (handwritten)
WATERCOLOR CLUB / EXHIBITION / EIGHT ANNUAL EXHIBITION / POLAND SPRING GALLERY / MAINE STATE BUILDING / Title: A Sandy Road / Artist: Hermann Dudley Murphy / Address: Copley Hall Boston / Owner: Artist / where to return: Copley Hall Boston / Price, $50.00 / Artist: / Title / Price / Return To / STEDMAN & WILDER / STUART STREET -- BOSTON / BACK OF MUSEUM"
"THE PENNSYLVANIA ACAD / EMY OF THE FINE ARTS / 71ST ANNUAL EXHIBITION / 1902 / TO BE DETACHED AND / FIXED ON BACK OF WORK / TITLE: Moonrise / ARTIST: Hermann Dudley Murphy / ADDRESS: Copley Hall / RETURN ADDRESS: Boston"
"No...... / RETURN TO / W.S. BUDWORTH & SON / PACKERS and SHIPPERS, / 424 WEST 52nd STREET, / NEW YORK"
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
pastels (crayons)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Painting
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
pastels (crayons)
pastels (visual works)
Dimensions
19 11/16 x 19 11/16 x 1 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.684
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179862

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