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Three Children Feeding Birds at Church Door

2006.44.650 (RS9679)

Description

Oil painting of three children with birds at a doorway. One child is looking down, the other two children are feeding birds. Salmon-colored steps lead up to closed double doors over which a saint's image appears in the pediment. The doorway is flanked by pink marble columns with elaborately carved capitols. Steps also flanked by two sets of gray marble columns with elaborately carved capitols. The frame is wooden painted gold with very elaborate applied plaster details.

Details

Maker
Mion, Luigi, 1843-ca. 1878 (Painter)
Date
1876
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
30 11/16 x 27 3/16 x 4 6/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.650
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
202707

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