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South-West Harbor

2006.44.588 (RS9562)

Description

A watercolor painting depicting three ships in a harbor. The closest has a blue colored hull. A small strip of land establishes a horizon line in the center of the right side. The artist's signature, date and the title are handwritten in pencil in the lower left corner. The wood frame is painted gold with ornate carvings on the outer edge and plain gold along the inner edge.

Details

Maker
Shaw, Ernest W (Painter)
E.W. Noyes Co. (Framer)
Date
July 24, 1897
Inscriptions
"The E.W. Noyes Co. / Pictures / and / Frames / 13 Bromfield St. / Boston" (Label on reverse)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 6/16 x 20 11/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.588
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198569

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