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Shepherd Boy

2006.44.621 (RS9621)

Description

Charcoal and pencil drawing on brown paper of a shepherd boy. The boy is in the center of the picture and is wearing a hat, a white highlighted shirt, and wooden clogs. He is holding his staff with two hands. The background is mountainous. The wood frame is gilt with a raised outer edge, a concave center and an inner edge.

Details

Maker
Phillips, Margaret Mason Peele, 1803-1883 (Painter)
Date
1850-1883
Inscriptions
"M.P. Phillips" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
chalk
charcoal (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
chalk
charcoal (plant material)
Drawing
drawings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
20 2/16 x 17 6/16 x 2 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.621
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198707

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