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Little Boy Whittling

2006.44.633 (RS9645)

Description

Oil painting on canvas of a little boy whittling. The boy is seated and is wearing a straw hat, red bow tie, a white collared gray suit, and red and gray striped socks. He has brown hair and is actively whittling. In the background is a toy ship. The painting is signed in the bottom right corner. The wood frame is painted gold with an outer border, with grapes and leaves.

Details

Maker
J.C. Lowery (Framer)
Inscriptions
"J.C. Lowery, manufacturer of Picture Frames..." (printed)
"H.F.O" (Artist's signature)
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
23 4/16 x 19 3/16 x 2 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.633
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
199153

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