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A View from the Willows

2006.44.547 (RS9498)

Description

Watercolor painting of two boats in the water between two land masses. The first boat is among water weeds in the bottom right and the second boat with a single mast is in the middle right. There are trees in the distance on the left side of the farthest land mass. The artist's signature is in the lower right corner. The frame is painted gold with a high outer edge.

Details

Maker
Turner, Ross Sterling, 1847-1915 (Painter)
Oliver & Co. (Framer)
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
"A view From the Willows / by Ross Turner" (Paper label)
"Oliver & Co., / Manufacturers of / Picture Frames / 63 North St. / Next to North St. Station / Salem, Mass." (Paper label)
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
21 11/16 x 25 10/16 x 1 7/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.547
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198103

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