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Bay of Naples

2006.44.620 (RS9619)

Description

Oil painting of the Bay of Naples. Ther eis a small figure wearing a red coat and a black hat standing on rocks in the center of the picture. On the right side there are overgrown ruins of an arcade. On the left there are three protrusions of land. The farthest are two mountains with a small town. The background is a sunset. the wood frame is gilt with a concave centeral border.

Details

Maker
Duncan, Mary Willis, 1805-1888 (Painter)
Inscriptions
"painted by Mary Willis Duncan, Bay of Naples" (Inscription on back)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
gesso
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
gesso
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17 6/16 x 27 6/16 x 1 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.620
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198701

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