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2006.44.814 (RS86682)

Description

Framed watercolor and pencil painting of two men outdoors at sunset. The man on the right is dressed in a white loin cloth. The man on the left is dressed in primitive furs and a straw hat, he is holding a gun and standing in a contrapasto pose. Behind the man on the right are two dead men. Palm trees and rocks in background.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Holman's Print Shop / Inc. / 3 Tremont Place, Boston 8, Mass. / Subject..../ Artist.... / Order No. ..../ Framing No. .... 594662..." (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
16 1/16 x 21 5/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.814
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179993
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Title Frontiersmen Accession number 2006.44.813 Relationship A pair of watercolors

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