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Fishing by the River

2006.44.549 (RS9500)

Description

Oil painting with trees on the left, blue sky on the right, and river and figure fishing in the bottom right. Deepset painted gold wood frame with a beaded back outer edge. Ornate reliefed design sloping towards a simpler area, one layer is beaded.

Details

Maker
Brown, John Appleton, 1844-1902 (Painter)
Probably Doll & Richards (Framer)
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
"J Appleton Brown" (Artists signature)
"Agents for the ARUNDEL SOCIETY / #17767" (Paper label with an image of a person's bust between two columns supporting a roof structure.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
24 10/16 x 27 9/16 x 5 2/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.549
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198152

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