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A Heron City At the Setting of the Moon

2006.44.686 (RS86669)

Description

Watercolor of a group of six herons that are gazing at the moon. On the left side there are two pairs of herons. The other herons are alone and blend into the background. The moon is in the center and is behind a tree. Another tree on a larger scale is on the right.

Details

Maker
Smith, Alice Ravenel Huger, 1876-1958 (Artist)
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
"ALICE R. HUGER SMITH / 8 ATLANTIC ST. / CHARLESTON. S.C. / NAME OF PICTURE A Heron City / At the Setting of the Moon / PRICE $300" (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
307 14/16 x 22 4/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.686
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179867

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